Veterinary Record 170:186 doi:10.1136/vr.e1125
  • Letters
  • Meat Hygiene

Modernising meat inspection

  1. Peter Hewson
  1. Botvyle Consultants, Harrys Corner, All Stretton, Church Stretton, Shropshire SY6 7JN
  1. e-mail: p_hewson{at}

ROBERT Huey's article on modernising meat inspection (VR, January 21, 2012, vol 170, pp 68–70), bringing the issue to the attention of the mainstream of the profession, is most welcome. However, I have concerns that the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe's (FVE's) proposals do not address a fundamental problem with the current EU food hygiene package, which places responsibility for the …

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