Farmers sue labs over foot-and-mouth – The Independent

Posted October 17th, 2008 in animals, foot and mouth disease, negligence, news by sally

“A group of farmers have launched a legal claim against two laboratories blamed for last year’s outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, it was announced today.”

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The Independent, 17th October 2008


Labs escape outbreak prosecution – BBC News

Posted May 29th, 2008 in animals, foot and mouth disease, news by sally

“The animal health laboratories at the centre of last summer’s foot-and-mouth disease outbreak will not be prosecuted, Surrey County Council says.”

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BBC News, 29th May 2008


Farmers launch foot and mouth compensation claims – The Guardian

Posted November 13th, 2007 in animals, compensation, foot and mouth disease, news by sally

“Lawyers for farmers have begun legal action against two animal testing laboratories for loss of earnings caused by this summer’s outbreak of foot and mouth disease.”

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The Guardian, 13th November 2007