You will have no doubt seen media coverage over the past few days and weeks regarding Mycoplasma Bovis and the government’s action to eradicate the disease.
The important message to relay to any consumers who have concerns regarding the safety of the meat is that Mycoplasma Bovis poses no risk to food safety. Whilst we are mindful that this is a devastating time for our farmers, we are conscious there are a number of consumer concerns around the meat and its safety. We have produced a fact sheet for you to refer to should you be questioned on Mp. Bovis. Please note this has been written with consumers in mind. Download the fact sheet here.