IAO BSE Bovine spongiform encephalopathy and the EU

************ Pre-beef ban snap-shots ************

EU Commission UK beef ban 27 March 1996
News, notes and documents, after the beef ban....
April 1996 May 1996 June 1996
July 1996 August 1996 September 1996
October 1996 November 1996 December 1996
January 1997 February 1997 March 1997
April 1997 May 1997 June 1997

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Sources:
From the official EUROPA site: Daily News Flashes, Midday Express, Press releases from the Commission, and documents from the European Documentation Centre (EDC)
From the European Parliament: Press info
From the official British FCO site: Documents, statements and interviews


After the beef ban

.. April 1996

3 Apr 1996 A final and comprehensive solution is found.
3 Apr 1996 Commisioner Fischler on stabilizing of beef market
19 Apr 1996
23 Apr 1996
24 Apr 1996 Commission will intensify the European Research effort on BSE

After the beef ban

.. May 1996

15 May 1996 Possible beef ban easing * Commission raises no objection to UK aids for beef industry
15 May 1996
16 May 1996
21 May 1996 No easing of British beef ban * UK Signals: Beef ban easing may benefit EUROPOL police cooperation
21 May 1996
22 May 1996 Commission adopts a proposal designed to ensure the safety of UK gelatin, tallow and semen with a view to lifting the ban on these products
23 May 1996 Commission seeks to ease beef ban * Britain begins EU non-cooperation policy
23 May 1996
24 May 1996 Britain begins policy blocking * IGC progress will be blocked * Court rule: member states have no authority to decide on Community rule compliance
28 May 1996 Dini seeks early end to cow row * Britain disrupts EU business * Fischler hits at British blocking * Ireland calls for beef solidarity * Brits blame government over beef * Commission lays down vet rules
29 May 1996 Britain blocks Mexico trade pact * No agreement on foodstuffs laws * Commission cuts BSE aid * The Commission proposes to provide ECU 650 million aid for beef producers.
29 May 1996 EDC: The Commission proposes to provide ECU 650 million aid for beef producers.
31 May 1996 British beef ban easing next week? * Eight years for BSE research.* EU/WTO complaint on the barring of UK milk products. * South Africa and British beef
31 May 1996
31 May 1996 Full text of UK BSE eradication plan - IAO Enhanced for WWW

After the beef ban

.. June 1996

Sources: European Commission, European Parliament and UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office
1 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
BRITISH BEEF EMBARGO -- EU Newsletter for CE: Commission condemns British behaviour while confirming its intention of initially easing beef embargo
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3 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Beef ban could be eased this week *EU farms ministers meeting 3-4 June 96
5 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
UK to continue disrupting EU * Commission to make decision on BSE * Commission 5 June decides to ease the ban on semen, tallow, and gelatin * Situation still in a dreadlock, Germany upholds total ban until September. * Britain blocks 10 Measures at the justice and internal affairs Council * Commission meeting and Santer news conference. * Rifkind and Hogg meet Dini on Mad Cow crisis.
6 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
EU eases beef export ban * Britain warns Germany on BSE * 1.3 billion ECUs for mad cow crisis * EU Standing Veterinary Committee meets 6-7 June * The Parliament mini-session, commented by Aurore Lester-Smith. * Edith Cresson: Renforcer et coordonner la recherche sur les maladies neuro-dégénératives
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7 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Britain hope to end beef crisis * Beef war shows signs of easing * Vets discuss British BSE. * Information seminar on BSE
10 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Santer warns Britain * Lack of BSE consultation * EU draws BSE consumer guide * Compensation for BSE job losses. * Franz Fischler at the information seminar on BSE
11 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Council blasts UK over beef war * German considers suing EU * British farmers could face jail * UK to drop date on beef ban * New plan to lift BSE ban * EU Standing Veterinary Committee meets. * Commission adopts regulation on UK gelatin, tallow and semen
Parliament newsfeed:
BSE Inquiry committee initated by the European Parliament
12 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
EU races clock to end "beef war" * Culture Council/British blockade.
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13 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
New UK plan to end beef dispute * EU vets want UK to kill more cows * More funds for mad cow research * Vets find early mad cow test.
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14 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
New British beef plan * Mad cow-CJD link seen in monkeys * EU Standing Veterinary Committee meeting continues. * Commission issue a press release caused by the article 11 June 1996 in Le Monde: Articles du "Monde" sur la BSE: mise au point concernant la farine de viande britannique
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15 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
European Union Newsletter for CE: * MAD COW CRISIS OVERSHADOWS FLORENCE COUNCIL * COMMISSIONER BRITTAN SEES UK FUTURE IN EU
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16-17 June 1996 !!!! Le Monde publishes articles strongly attacking the Commission and the way it has served health/industry interests in the BSE issue.
17 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Mad cow problems remain.
18 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
UK "beef war" set for EU summit * UK urged to end EU work blockade * European Commission regular weekly meeting, agenda includes framework plan for global lifting of beef ban.
18 June 1996 *Parliament newsfeed:
Press Release from Socialists European Parliament: EU Socialists tonight set out key conditions for accepting a framework to lift the European Union ban on British beef exports following a decision by the European Commission. * Press Release from Socialists European Parliament: The European Parliament is expected to condemn the British Government's mad cow war strategy of non-cooperation with the EU in a vote tomorrow as 'contrary to the spirit and letter of the Treaty.'
19 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Commission agrees on BSE framework * EU/British cooperation on BSE * Britain blocks 19 "A" items * EU Standing Veterinary Committee meets. * Préparation du Conseil européen de Florence: position de la Commission sur la BSE * Multi-disciplinary committee on BSE
20 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Beef row cools, summit deal seen * EU vets approve British BSE eradication plan * UK told to cooperate in beef row * Commission position paper on UK beef ban * EU decisions taken without UK ? * UK takes beef export ban to court * Jobs should dominate summit, not mad cow disease * La Commission proposera un plan d'action de recherche sur l'ESB et la maladie de Creutzfeld-Jakob
21 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Beef ban could be lifted in months * EU leaders seek peace on beef
22 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Statement FLORENCE EUROPEAN COUNCIL 21 AND 22 JUNE 1996 section: BOVINE SPONGIFORM ENCEPHALOPATHY (BSE)
24 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
EU leaders welcome beef deal * Major says Britain vindicated * Mad cow crisis will blow over * EP Environment and Agriculture Committees joint public hearing on "BSE-CJD: our health at risk?"
24 June 1996 *Parliament newsfeed:
Mad cow inquiry opens - World experts on mad cow disease are to gather in Brussels this week for a two-day hearing before a joint session of the EP committees on public health and agriculture. * Report from the European Parliament Hearing: BSE-CJD Our health at risk?
25 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Beef clouds farm price marathon * Major sees start of beef ban end * No victory in UK beef deal yet * Beef import quotas announced * EP Environment and Agriculture Committees joint public hearing on "BSE-CJD: our health at risk?" resumes
Parliament newsfeed:
European Parliament BSE inquiry, from Socialists spokesman
26 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Share-out of BSE aid
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27 June 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Mad cow aid scheme criticised * Better food control checks/Bonino
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After the beef ban

.. July 1996

Sources: Commission and European Parliament newsfeeds
2 July 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Beef output policy - Fischler * British cows to carry passports * Mad cow cover-up denied * Hogg could quit UK Government * Beef into intervention stores
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5 July 1996 Commission newsfeed:
EU vets vote for tougher BSE rules
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8 July 1996 Commission newsfeed:
BSE committee meeting
Parliament newsfeed:
Socialist Party Group of the EP: Mad Cow Fury Erupts - COVER UP
9 July 1996 * Parliament newsfeed:
10 July 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Inquiry into allegations of illegal UK beef export * EU completes farm reforms: further changes due to BSE crisis * Fischler addresses mad cow crisis today * EU and beef sector reform * European Court issues order on BSE today
Parliament newsfeed:
OPINION of the Economic and Social Committee on The Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) crisis and its wide-ranging consequences for the EU.
12 July 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Court of Justice dismissed UK application against beef export ban
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15 July 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Court decision on British beef * Court decision on beef angers UK * Fischler reaction on beef decision * Second UK bid on beef rejected * Beef committee approves aid * Fischler addresses the EP Agriculture Committee
Parliament newsfeed:
From EURO MP3, the weekly newsletter of the EP Socialists: Santer faces mad cow fury
16 July 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Beef production reform/Fischler * Commission President Santer makes statement BSE in European Parliament * EU multi-disciplinary committees on BSE meeting begins * Intervention by Jacques Santer in the European Parliament on allegations of misinformation and illegal beef export from the UK
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17 July 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Santer robustly defended the Commission against allegations * Commissioner Fischler holds news conference on mad cow disease
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18 July 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Measures to avoid beef mountains *BSE sanitary measures *Gelatine production talks delayed * Commission meeting of 17 July -- Franz Fischler outlines action to rebalance the beef market
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19 July 1996 Commission newsfeed:
EP committee of inquiry into BSE maladministration and export infringements will start 3 September
Parliament newsfeed:
Agenda of Euro-Parliament BSE Inquiry
22 July 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Commission on common agricultural policy budget cuts * EU farm ministers meeting begins
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23 July 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Farm ministers price marathon began after 4 months mad cow crisis * Fischler proposes sheep offal ban from food chain * EU farm ministers meeting continues
Parliament newsfeed:
Socialist Spokesman, EP: Ministers face call to Euro inquiry
24 July 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Mad cow/sheep link evidence * EU farm ministers continue meeting
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25 July 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Hogg issues proposal for sheep brains ban for consultation
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30 July 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Commission adopts beef market rebalancing measures and a proposal for a regulation of organic production of agricultural products * European Commissioner Fischler holds news conference on measures to take following the beef sector crisis;
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After the beef ban

.. August 1996

Source: Commission newsfeed
2 August 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Commission asks UK to reconsider its BSE slaughter plan
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23 August 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Farm price marathon begins * Sheep offal ban from food chain * EU farm ministers continue meeting
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After the beef ban

.. September 1996

Sources: Commission and European Parliament newsfeeds
2 September 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Measures to support beef market
Parliament newsfeed:
3 September 1996 Commission newsfeed:
EP TO PROBE EU'S BSE TACTICS * Commission to buy calves * Fischler and Yates address EP temporary committee
Parliament newsfeed:
4 September 1996 Commission newsfeed:
MEPs on protection from BSE * YATES/EU acted properly on BSE * MEP flex new investigative muscles * Franz Fischler addresses the EP inquiry Committee on BSE
Parliament newsfeed:
6 September 1996 Commission newsfeed:
EU to open stores for steers * EU Scientific and Veterinary Committee meets
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9 September 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Scientists to study Mad cow data
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11 September 1996 Commission newsfeed:
EU vets start animal health review
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12 September 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Vets discuss new mad cow data * UK warned on mad cow cull review
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16 September 1996 Commission newsfeed:
EU agriculture ministers meet
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17 September 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Beef crisis plans attacked * EU agriculture ministers meeting resumes
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20 September 1996 * Parliament newsfeed:
24 September 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Mad cow crisis
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25 September 1996 Commission newsfeed:
EU promises action on beef
Parliament newsfeed:
Socialist Spokesman, European Parliament:
Euro MPs today decided to call a British government minister before a special committee of inquiry into mad cow disease.
26 September 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Beef labelling proposal
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After the beef ban

.. October 1996

Sources: Commission and European Parliament newsfeeds
2 October 1996 * Parliament newsfeed:
3 October 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Commission adopts proposals on identification of cattle and labelling of beef and beef products
Parliament newsfeed:
4 October 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Producers must respect animal welfare
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8 October 1996 Commission newsfeed:
More fund for BSE research needed * Irish beef checks stay - FISCHLER
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9 October 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Franz Fischler announces BSE research priorities
Parliament newsfeed:
10 October 1996 * Parliament newsfeed:
11 October 1996 * Parliament newsfeed:
15 October 1996 Commission newsfeed:
BSE cull decision under review/UK * Intervention beef limit raised
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21 October 1996 * Parliament newsfeed:
22 October 1996 * Parliament newsfeed:
ESB : PROLONGER LE MANDAT .
23 October 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Commission finances animal disease eradication programme
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24 October 1996 Commission newsfeed:
New mad cow link to humans * Animal disease programme approved * Farmers face refund cuts
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25 October 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Major says British beef safe
Parliament newsfeed:
28 October 1996 Commission newsfeed:
Jacques Santer: "Non aux procès d'intention dans l'enquête ESB"
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29 October 96 Commission newsfeed:
EU wrestles over beef aid * Britain must cull extra cows * EU agriculture ministers meeting continues.
Parliament newsfeed:
30 October 96 Commission newsfeed:
Beef farmers compensation rejected * Commission presents beef label
Parliament newsfeed:
BSE-ENQUIRY GELATINE DANGER SAYS SCOTTISH REPORT: the Gelatine Report which was hidden away for 2 years according to the BSE INQUIRY
31 October 96 Commission newsfeed:
BSE beef aid package agreement
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After the beef ban

.. November 1996

Sources: Commission and European Parliament newsfeeds
5 November 96 * Parliament newsfeed:
6 November 96 Commission newsfeed:
PRESSURE ON BSE EXPERTS DENIED
Parliament newsfeed:
11 November 96 Commission newsfeed:
EP committee on BSE inquiry meets
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12 November 96 Commission newsfeed:
Mad cow crisis, commission's view to be presented * EP committee on BSE inquiry meets (second of two days) * EU health ministers meets, focus on draft Council conclusions on spongiform encephalopathies
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13 November 96 Commission newsfeed:
Adoption of texts on blood safety and spongiform encephalopathy * Commission's BSE counter-attack against allegations of mishandling * Cresson and Fischler news conference, research in spongiform encephalopathies * La Commission lance un plan d'action de 50 millions d'Ecus pour la recherche sur l'ESB et les maladies à prions
Parliament newsfeed:
14 November 96 Commission newsfeed:
EU plans major BSE research.
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18 November 96 Commission newsfeed:
EU agricultural ministers meeting
Parliament newsfeed:

European Parliament Socialist Group Press Release: MAD COW CRISIS 'MAY BEEF UP EUROPE'
19 November 96 Commission newsfeed:
500 mln ECUs BSE beef aid package * UK gelatine ban should stay * British BSE progress report * Call for more work on beef labels * EU agricultural ministers continue meeting
Parliament newsfeed:
21 November 96 * Parliament newsfeed:
22 November 96 Commission newsfeed:
Review of BSE sheep proposal
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26 November 96 * Parliament newsfeed:
27 November 96 * Parliament newsfeed:
28 November 96 Commission newsfeed:
Britain attacked on BSE handling in European Parliament Inquiry
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29 November 96 Commission newsfeed:
EU senior veterinary officials meet to review sheep plan
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After the beef ban

.. December 1996

Sources: Commission and European Parliament newsfeeds
2 December 96 Commission newsfeed:
BSE sheep tissue ban vote delayed * Ban on sheep, goat imports * Beef population up
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3 December 96 * Parliament newsfeed:
VIANDE BOVINE : LA COMMISSION DEMANDE L'AVIS DU PE
SUR LE NOUVEAU PAQUET DE MESURES D'URGENCE
* PARLIAMENT'S OPINION SOUGHT BY COMM ON NEW EMERGENCY MEASURES
European Parliament Socialist Group Press Release 3 December 1996 EU MAD COW INQUIRY VISITS BRITAIN
4 December 96 Commission newsfeed:
Member States reject proposed ban on beef and sheep tissues * EU/US/veterinary pact * EP/Commission handling of BSE
Parliament newsfeed:
ESB:Franz FISCHLER/Services veterinaires britanniques. * AGRICULTURE BIOLOGIQUE:UN BON MOYEN DE LUTTE CONTRE L'ESB * F. FISCHLER FAVOURS CERTAIN 'CHANGES' * ORGANIC FARMING: A SOUND MEANS OF COMBATING BSE
5 December 96 Commission newsfeed:
CAP changes to go to council * Dutch ban Swiss cattle imports * EU research ministers meeting begins
Parliament newsfeed:
VACHE FOLLE : LE PRIX DES FAUTES DU PASSE MAD COW DISEASE: THE COST OF PAST MISTAKES
6 December 96 * Parliament newsfeed:
9 December 96 Commission press release:
European ministers approve 35 mill ECU for BSE research
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11 December 96 Commission newsfeed:
La Commission adopte une proposition relative &agrav; l'interdiction des tissus d'origine bovine et ovine * Suspect sheep tissue ban proposal
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16 December 96 Commission newsfeed:
Protection of human health was priority in BSE policy * EP/BSE aid package for farmers * EU farm ministers meeting begins * European Commissioner Fischler holds news conference on BSE
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17 December 96 Commission newsfeed:
The Commission launches a call for proposals for research projects on transmissible spongiform encephalopathies * No quick end to ban on UK beef * Extra British cattle cull/Dutch * French seek EU veal aid review * Ministers seek UK cull details * Independent food safety agency * EU farm ministers meeting continues
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18 December 96 Commission newsfeed:
Hausse du revenu agricole de 5,1% en 1996 * No early end to British beef ban * Agreement on diet of young cows and calves transport * Proposal to ban sheep/goat offal rejected * Council agrees veterinary package
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After the beef ban

.. January 1997

Sources: Commission and European Parliament newsfeeds
6 January 97 Commission newsfeed:
U.S. PROPOSES BAN ON LIVESTOCK.
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7 January 97 Commission newsfeed:
SLIGHT EASING OF UK BSE BAN
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9 January 97 Commission newsfeed:
FRANCE HITS EU STATES OVER BSE
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10 January 97 Commission newsfeed:
BEEF EXPORT REFUND RATES
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14 January 97 Commission newsfeed:
MORE BEEF, BSE BATTLES SEEN
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15 January 97 Commission newsfeed:
MADCOW INQUIRY COMMITTEE * EU FARM BUDGET UNDERSPENT IN 1996
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16 January 97 Commission newsfeed:
Jacques Santer devant la commission d'enquête ESB: "La Commission entamera les réformes indispensables, mais elle n'a ni désinformé, ni privilégié le marché au détriment de la santé" * Competitiveness and adaptation are crucial for growth in agriculture
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20 January 97 Commission newsfeed:
ESB: la Commission interdit formellement la mise sur le marché de produits cosmétiques à risque
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21 January 97 Commission newsfeed:
No beef reform accord soon * EU bans BSE-risk cosmetics sale * UK to present BSE plan to EU soon
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23 January 97 Commission newsfeed:
SANTER TO ANSWER MAD COW CHARGES
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24 January 97 Commission newsfeed:
German BSE case
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27 January 97 Commission newsfeed:
Bonn/BSE case * EP heads towards BSE censure vote
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30 January 97 Commission newsfeed:
German health minister/madcow
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31 January 97 Commission newsfeed:
Commission/BSE censure
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After the beef ban

.. February 1997

Sources: Commission and European Parliament newsfeeds
3 February 97 Commission newsfeed:
EU to fund German cattle slaughter
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14 February 97 Commission newsfeed:
EP/Commission/BSE
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18 February 97 Commission newsfeed:
Progress on cattle passport * Regional easing of UK beef ban * European Parliament debates report on handling of mad cow crisis.
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19 February 97 Commission newsfeed:
EP warns Commission over BSE * Santer/EP health policy veto * Germans ask for inspection results * European Parliament vote on report by the committee of inquiry. * Jacques Santer : "Il nous faut une Europe de la santé"
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20 February 97 Commission newsfeed:
EP condemns Santer, UK over BSE * Beef label plans face delay * European Parliament vote on motion to censure the European Commission
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21 February 97 Commission newsfeed:
Commission gets new BSE warning * Proposal on veterinary medicine
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24 February 97 Commission newsfeed:
Franz Fischler at the Friedrich Ebert foundation in Bonn on the ecological challenges for agriculture
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25 February 97 Commission newsfeed:
UK new bid for beef
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26 February 97 Commission newsfeed:
New bid to lift beef export ban * * Santé du consommateur: création du groupe de Commissaires
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27 February 97 Commission newsfeed:
Delay "threat" to BSE beef moves
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28 February 97 Commission newsfeed:
Conference to promote quality beef
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After the beef ban

.. March 1997

Sources: Commission and European Parliament newsfeeds
3 March 97 Commission newsfeed:
EU says veal premium must stay * EU beef intervention purchases
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4 March 97 Commission newsfeed:
Report of the Scientific Veterinary Committee on the risk analysis for colostrum, milk and milk products
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6 March 97 Commission newsfeed:
Commission amends beef identification and labelling proposal
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11 March 97 Commission newsfeed:
Pressure to reduce BSE risk * Animal feed label rules
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13 March 97 Commission newsfeed:
Sheep brain disease not inherited * Franz Fischler: BSE inspections in Member States unsatisfactory
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17 March 97 Commission newsfeed:
EU farm ministers meeting begins
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18 March 97 Commission newsfeed:
Beef and pork control system * Decision on beef labels delayed * Prime Minister John Major announced election on May 1.
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19 March 97 Commission newsfeed:
Farm ministers attack cereal cuts * EU farm ministers meeting resumes * MEP Manuel Medina Ortega addresses seminar "The BSE crisis and the EU"
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20 March 97 Commission newsfeed:
EU to put labels on beef * Beef dumping investigation
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26 March 97 Commission newsfeed:
U.S., EU meet on meat checks
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27 March 97 Commission newsfeed:
Beef label decision/Council * EU cuts beef export refunds
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After the beef ban

.. April 1997

Sources: Commission and European Parliament newsfeeds
2 April 97 Commission newsfeed:
U.S. meat ban unjustified * New vet rules on U.S. poultry
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3 April 97 Commission newsfeed:
Gene-product release rules * US-EU meat export fight
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4 April 97 Commission newsfeed:
EU-US meat talks * EU to restore British gelatine ban * Food safety: first meeting of the renewed Multidisciplinary Scientific Committee
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10 April 97 Commission newsfeed:
EP's gene-maize ban call rejected * EU states to improve food safety * British gelatine exports ban * Vets confirm two Dutch BSE cases origin
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14 April 97 Commission newsfeed:
No deal on EU-U.S. meat spat * New body to monitor action on BSE
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17 April 97 Commission newsfeed:
US-EU meat talks resume next week * Farm aid cuts strongly opposed * Food safety deadline - Fischler The launch of Franz Fischler's Internet-Homepage!
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21 April 97 Commission newsfeed:
EU beef labelling proposal * Calf early marketing scheme * Beef labelling rules approved
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28 April 97 Commission newsfeed:
U.S. meat talks deadlocked * EU casts doubt on British BSE plan
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30 April 97 Commission newsfeed:
Consumer health: towards a proper food policy
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After the beef ban

.. May 1997

Sources: Commission and European Parliament newsfeeds
2 May 97 Commission newsfeed:
EU, US strike meat deal * EU launches food safety "bible" * Beef aid link to animal welfare
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6 May 97 Commission newsfeed:
UK New Prime Minister Blair promises "fresh start" with EU * Mad cow/gelatine measures delayed
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13 May 97 Commission newsfeed:
Beef exports from EU will continue to need subsidies to the year 2005 * UK sees no EU beef ban quick end
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14 May 97 Commission newsfeed:
Bonino presents European Commission's communication to the BSE EP follow-up committee.
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26 May 97 Commission newsfeed:
EU talks on dairy farmers * Commission gene-policy
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After the beef ban

.. June 1997

Sources: Commission and European Parliament newsfeeds
3 June 97 Commission newsfeed:
EU must end farm export subsidies * UK identifies new "mad cow" CJD cases
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6 June 97 Commission newsfeed:
Health monitoring network
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9 June 97 Commission newsfeed:
New bid to improve beef safety
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10 June 97 Commission newsfeed:
Commissioner Oreja addresses European Parliament Committee on BSE
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Pre beef ban - news and documents:

27 Mar 1996 BSE Mini-session 27-28 March 1996 The Greens in the European Parliament.

.. ... 1996

.. ... 1994 some EU initiatives 1994

27 Jan 1993 Veterinary Medicinal Products and BSE: Note for Guidance
from the Committee for Veterinary Medicinal Products

15 Oct 1990 Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy European Parliament Working document Oct 1990, update of the
text from Scientific and Technological Options Assessment (STOA), published 6 Aug 1990.

8-12 Oct 1990 Let's keep it cool .. Une Attitude froide. The commission called for moderation at a Standing Veterinary Committe meeting in 1990 The Words, The Article, The Memorandum, and the Official Minutes from the meeting.


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