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MHK to question Minister over BSE

Mon, 10 Dec 2012


An Onchan MHK wants to make sure the Island is following new criteria for areas of land where culled cattle are buried.

Many animals were killed in the mid 1990s when cases of BSE peaked.

Onchan MHK Peter Karran has tabled a question on it in Tynwald this week.

He'll ask Environment, Food and Agriculture Minister Phil Gawne if there are any plans to test the BSE pits to determine whether they pose a health risk to the public.

Mr Karran told us why it was important:

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