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03 / 07 / 2001

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EU financial contribution for BSE monitoring programmes: € 15 per test

The European Commission adopted a decision on the Community's financial contribution to the BSE monitoring programmes in the Member States during the second half of 2001. The EU budget will finance € 15 per test for all compulsory BSE-testing during this period. The maximum EU contribution for the tests in 2001 is € 65;85 million. For the period July to December 2001 about 3.4 million tests on healty animals (over 30 months) and about 640,000 tests on at-risk animals (over 24 months) can be expected. Figures on the tests by Member State from January to date are available on the internet at the address: http://ec.europa.eu/food/fs/bse/index_en.html

Released on 10/07/2001

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