'Dirty dozen' lets in illegal meat

Authors: 
Dube, S. The Western Mail
Document Type: 
Media
Citation: 
Dube, S. (2004, March 9). 'Dirty dozen' lets in illegal meat. The Western Mail. [Online]. Available: http://icwales.icnetwork.co.uk/countryside-farming-news/content_objectid=14030524_method=full_siteid=50082_headline=--Dirty-dozen--lets-in-illegal-meat-name_page.html [2004, March 9].
Year Published: 
2004
Type Work: 
Newspaper Article
Availability: 
Online
Language: 
English
Url: 
http://icwales.icnetwork.co.uk/countryside-farming-news/content_objectid=14030524_method=full_siteid=50082_headline=--Dirty-dozen--lets-in-illegal-meat-name_page.html
Bushmeat Asian Type: 
Bushmeat
Keywords: 
The Dirty Dozen Dossier; Britain; bushmeat; trade; border control; enforcement; government; diseases
Abstract: 
SUMMARY: TWELVE examples of key weaknesses in the UK's firewall against illegal meat imports have been highlighted by a coalition of organisations committed to tackling the potentially lethal trade. The Dirty Dozen Dossier gives examples of where Britain's border controls, enforcement and detection fall short. Illegally imported meat is believed to have been the cause of the foot-and-mouth epidemic, which led to the slaughter of more than six million animals and cost the British economy more than
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