25/03/1996 EU bans sale of British beef amid mad cow disease
UK: CATTLE FARMERS CALL ON EU TO LIFT EXPORT BAN ON BRITISH BEEF
UK: CARDIFF: FARMERS PROTEST AGAINST BEEF EXPORT BAN
LUXEMBOURG: EU AGRICULTURE MINISTERS' MEETING ON UK BEEF BAN UPDATE
The worldwide export of British beef was banned amid fears over the threat of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, known as mad cow disease. The global export ban covered UK live cattle, meat and products.