10th May 2024

QMS Comment on BSE Case

Quality Meat Scotland Chair, Kate Rowell, also a farmer and qualified vet, said: “It is reassuring that the checks have identified this isolated case. This offers reassurance that the official prevention response plan and surveillance systems in place are working effectively.

“There are no human health implications and we are strongly urging the media to report this single case responsibly and accurately to avoid any unjustified concern from the public.

“We continue to be in close contact with Scottish Government and all relevant stakeholders.”

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