"The EU conducted a report
DG(SANCO)/3367/2001-MR Final from 1 to 5 October 2001 looking at swill feeding
and waste food from prohibited sources.
It would appear ( page 14) that the EU
investigators were told that X ray scanner units and dogs assisted checks to
control personal luggage at ports and airports.
It was reported that passengers were permitted to
import 1 Kg of hermetically sealed cooked meat product.
What was the name of Tony's spinner
who kept a straight face whilst telling those porkies ?
The report also disloses ( page 7) that ' Article
25 of the ABPO 1999 allowed, in contradiction to article 15, para 5 of Council
Directive 80/217/EEC, the consigning of swill from premises approved for the
processing and feeding swill to other holdings'. This is VERY important. Mr
Bobby Waugh was granted a Licence by MAFF to remove cooked swill from a
neighbouring pig farm and feed it to his own pigs. This Licence contravened EU
law. If MAFF had obeyed EU law, Bobby Waugh would not have been a swill
feeder . MAFF was responsible
for the spread of FMD. This will be part of the evidence presented by Mr Jason
Podmore, when he brings his charge of misfeasance against DEFRA in the High