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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-04591: Emma Harper (South Scotland)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 8 November 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what progress it is making in reducing bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) to negligible risk status.

Answered by: Fergus Ewing 16 November 2016

The Scottish Government submitted an application for BSE Negligible Risk status to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in October 2016 and an outcome can be expected in May 2017.