The Health Protection Agency is, not very convincingly, denying any link between Hepatitis E, pigs or pork.
Well, they would, wouldn’t they?
They are the people that were prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive on bio-safety risks to their own staff after spilling E.Coli 0157 at one of their labs. see story
We can be sure the taxpayer pays the fine, and both sides' costs, when one government body prosecutes another.
If they can’t look after themselves, what hope for the rest of us.
They seem to be in direct contradiction with the man they worked with, and who has just received grants from other pig production areas, to continue his research.
The article, worth reading in full, reflects the difference in views.
Britons were warned not to eat undercooked pork after three people died from a rare virus.
more across the UK to fall ill.