Piglet Destruction Scheme

by 5m Editor
30 June 2003, at 12:00am

FRANCE - France has introduced a piglet destruction scheme that will operate during the next three-four months.

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Up to 2,500 piglets can be placed into the scheme per day.

The scheme will accept up to a total of 100,000 piglets. According to the French Meat Industry Organisation, OFIVAL, the European Commission has been notified and the scheme will be viewed as a state aid.

It is expected that compensation of € 15 per piglet will be paid.

Source: Meat and Livestock Commission - 30th June 2003

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