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Veterinary certification for exporting pig meat to China
  1. A. Gresham1 and
  2. N. J. Woolfenden, Senior Vice-President2
  1. Disease Mitigation, Control and Export Support, AHVLA, Nobel House, 17 Smith Square, London SW1P 3JR
  2. Pig Veterinary Society, c/o Bishopton Veterinary Group, Mill Farm, Studley Road, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 2QR

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WE wish to inform all veterinary surgeons attending pig herds registered under the Pig Assurance Schemes that they may soon be asked to provide certification of herd health status to enable the export of pig meat to the People's Republic of China.

The UK has negotiated conditions for the export of pig meat and meat products that are the same as for other major pig meat-exporting countries supplying China. The primary interest in China is in ‘offal’ that would not normally …

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