How safe is meat with the 'so-called' increased incidences of TB? Print this pagePrint this page

According to the Food Standards Agency, it is safe; 'Where a carcass shows evidence of localised TB, the lesions are cut out and the rest of the carcass is passed as fit for human consumption.' In-fact many carcasses are sold back into the food chain by DEFRA in an attempt to recover some of their costs. According to the Food Standards Agency, it is safe; 'Where a carcass shows evidence many carcasses are sold back into the food chain by DEFRA in an attempt to recover some of their costs. An FSA spokesman said 'there had not been a single documented case of someone developing human TB after eating infected meat'.


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