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Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

Volume 174: debated on Monday 18 June 1990

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To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what measures are in force to ensure that bovine spongiform encephalopathy-infected material is not fed to mink and foxes.

There have been no recorded cases of spongiform encephalopathies in foxes or, in this country, of mink. All carcases of known or suspected cases of BSE are burned or buried.