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Efforts to cut red tape must not go too far, warns BVA

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THE BVA is urging Defra not to downgrade the role of vets in food safety and animal health and welfare following a report in The Guardian last week suggesting that the department was considering recommendations for cutting back on health inspections on farms and for using ‘non-vets’ to carry out bovine TB testing.

The Guardian reported on November 26 that it had received leaked documents showing that plans to cut back …

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