ARCHIVE: BSE: Public health issues
- Notification, Disposal and Compensation for BSE Suspects
- TSE Testing Programme
- Cattle Disposal Schemes
- Animal By-Products
- Feed Ban
The Food Standards Agency is an independent Government department set up by an Act of Parliament in 2000 to protect the public's health and consumer interests in relation to food. The Food Standards Agency has policy responsibility for specified risk material (SRM) controls. It also advises Ministers on the food safety implications of testing cattle slaughtered for human consumption for BSE.
Further information on public health implications of BSE is available on the Department of Health’s website.
Page last modified:
15 January, 2010