EU takes action over food safety

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: (Published 29 November 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1397
  1. Rory Watson
  1. Brussels

    The European Commission is planning to recruit nearly 100 extra staff to its consumer health and protection department and is exploring the possibility of financial compensation for the families of victims of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD).

    Both initiatives are a direct response to the public outcry over the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) crisis and a response to political pressure …

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