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Germany bans British beef

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6948.146 (Published 16 July 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:146
  1. H L Karcher

    Germany's upper house of parliament confimed last week that it would support the government's ban of British beef. The ban is initially for six months but could be extended at the end of this year.

    Britain and the European Commission have already protested against the decision, claiming that it may violate European Common Market laws. Horst Seehofer, the German minister of health, who initiated the ban, said that he had asked other …

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