Monthly report of specified risk material and other BSE Control breaches for November 2006
Friday 15 December 2006
The following report from the Food Standards Agency provides a monthly update on specified risk material (SRM) finds and related issues. These SRM reports are posted on the Agency's website normally during the second week of each month.
Email alerts for these reports and other BSE stories can be obtained by signing up via the website at Find out more about email updates.
SRM breaches reported over the past month
There are no SRM breaches to report.
Background on SRM issues
- SRM is that part of the animal most likely to contain BSE infectivity
- The SRM controls remove over 99% of BSE infectivity that may be present in cattle
- Under European Union (EU) law, SRM must be removed as soon as possible after slaughter, stained and disposed of safely