Foot and Mouth
Posted by Richard King, Wednesday, May 16, 2001
Been following the correspondence re the craggs. Just read this from one of
the NFU top bods which should convince the farmers on the tops that PEOPLE
(ie walkers) are safe.Add your response or contribution
Anthony Gibson, from the south west branch of the NFU, said: "It is clear
that unless animals were within 100m or 200m of infected animals, they were
at no risk.
"We have hundreds of thousands of animals being slaughtered unnecessarily,
untold human anguish has been caused, hundreds of millions of pounds of
public expenditure has been made.