An isolated case of anthrax disease in a cow was confirmed at a farm in Wiltshire following the death of the cow.Read the full story ›
An isolated case of anthrax disease in a cow was confirmed at a farm in Wiltshire following the death of the cow.
Movement restrictions were imposed at the farm and the animal’s carcass was incinerated. No other animals have been affected.
The previous outbreak in livestock in Great Britain was in 2006.
Public Health England said the risk of infection to humans was "very low" following the discovery.
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Farming industry leaders will meet with Government ministers today in a bid to thrash out a deal amid the ongoing dairy crisis.
A number of protests have been staged recently by farmers who say milk is being sold in supermarkets for less than it costs to produce.
Supermarkets Asda, Aldi and Morrisons have already agreed to pay farmers more for milk.
Environment Secretary Liz Truss will host a summit with the presidents of four farming unions in central London to discuss further measures to help the industry.
Writing in the Daily Telegraph at the weekend, Ms Truss said: "We need to make sure that our producers are able to meet the challenges they face so that they can capitalise on the growing interest in food provenance, standards and safety to capture more of the market at home and abroad."
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