A list of post-mortem rejection conditions in sheep & goats, agreed by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in partnership with the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and representatives of the farming and meat industry. Each condition relates directly to public and/or animal health or animal welfare, to ensure producers and processors can act on the problems identified efficiently.
Under the domestic TSE Regulations, SRM which is vertebral column from bovine carcasses must be removed in a cutting plant which is authorised by the FSA for this activity. SRM which is spinal cord from older sheep or goats may be removed in a slaughterhouse or a cutting plant which is authorised by the FSA.
Monthly information on staff numbers and paybill costs in the FSA, both payroll and non-payroll including consultants. Split between full-time equivalents (FTE) and headcount and mapped to standard Civil Service grades. Costs are broken down by salaries, allowances and contributions, or costs for consultancy.