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All clear soon for beef on the bone

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 05 December 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1548
  1. John Warden, parliamentary correspondent
  1. BMJ

    Risks from British beef on the bone were declared negligible this week by the government's Spongiform Encephalopathy Advisory Committee (SEAC), one year after it was banned asa possible source of human infection with new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (BMJ 1997;315:1560). Ministers are now consulting about lifting the statutory restriction on its sale. …

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