Monday, February 05, 2007

Avian Flu Beats UK's Most Bio-Secure Protection.

Bird Flu outbreak beats UK Bio Security -Avian Flu results in 159,000 turkeys gassed after killing 2,000

Mystery deepens over cause of Suffolk bird flu outbreak | Health |

Bernard Matthews claims they have "the most bio-secure" plant in Britain. Despite their claims that they have the highest biosafety standards of anyone Bernard Mathews have been beaten twice by bird flu- they had an earlier outbreak of Avian Flu in a factory farm in Hungary.

A team of 30 people were deployed to gas 159,000 turkeys - Bernard Mathews will be reimbursed the full market value of the Turkeys and this could cost taxpayers over half a million pounds


The Guardian
- BBC - Reuters

Centre for Disease Control - Bird Flu

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