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UK meets E multilocularis surveillance requirements, says EFSA

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THE European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has confirmed that the UK's surveillance for Echinococcus multilocularis has fulfilled the requirements set out in European legislation. The legislation requires member states that claim freedom from E multilocularis to implement a pathogen-specific surveillance programme aimed at detecting the parasite, should it be present, and sets out certain requirements for the sampling …

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