February 27, 2012

Irish feed factory to sue the state for damages

A feed factory in Ireland owned by ASM Alternative Feeds is set to sue the state for damages, the factory was forced to close after a sample vial mix up lead to the diagnosis of dioxin. Which closed the factory for five months. The Republic of Ireland's department of agriculture suspended ASM Alternative Feeds’ license after a routine sample showed elevated dioxin levels. 

It was later discovered that the original sample vial had been misplaced and a mix up lead to a false assignation of dioxin. The state laboratory carrying out the analysis apologised, but the dioxin result was only part of the grounds for the suspension of the license, namely a consignment of 8.5 tons of feed delivered to a Northern Ireland address having gone missing. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Global Miller, published and supported by the GFMT Magazine and the International Milling Directory from Perendale Publishers. To get your copy of  'PPLAPP' click here.
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