• DG Sante finds improved Polish meat controls but areas of concern remain

    4 monthes ago - By Food Safety

    A follow-up audit in Poland of meat controls has found the situation has gotten better but there is still room for improvement.
    The audit in March and April 2019 by DG Sante, the European Commission's unit for food safety and health, covered the official controls over slaughter of bovines and animal traceability in Poland.
    An initial audit in February 2019 followed a broadcast on Polish television of a slaughterhouse showing cows unable to stand, referred to as downer cows, or that were injured. It found serious shortcomings in implementation of controls in the slaughterhouse and overall...
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