About: mad cows

Health 09-03-2006

EU to lift 10-year old ban on UK beef

The EU's veterinary experts have given the green light to lift the ban on UK exports of live cattle, beef and beef products. The ban, imposed as a result of 'mad cow disease', has been in force since March 1996.
Health 04-10-2005

British beef back in EU shops early 2006?

Based on a favourable report from the Commission's Food and Veterinary Office, the Commission is about to draft a proposal to lift the export ban on British beef, in force since March 1996. 
Agrifood 01-02-2001

BSE crisis empties Commission’s coffers

European budget commissioner pledges 971 million euro to help deal with BSE scare.
29-01-2001

BSE and animal welfare on farm minister’s agenda

EU ministers of agriculture meeting to discuss mad cow disease (BSE) and protection of animals when transported
27-10-2000

UK report on BSE condems British authorities

Institutional failures were responsible for the spread of the mad cow disease in the UK, according to a long-awaited report