P735 CEEFAX 735 Sun 9 Apr 02:35/00   1/3      VEAL EXPORTS DISCUSSED AT MEETING Experts from the meat industry have met to look at ways in which they could stop British calves going to continental veal cratesN The aim of a conference, organised by the Meat and Livestock Commission, is to find different methods of expanding more humane British veal production Animal welfare groups have been campaigning for months to stop the exporting of British calves to the continental veal cratesN  Read Hear 710 Religion 740 Community 720 User Guide 189 Round Up Env'nment CmntyInfo Religion
P735 CEEFAX 735 Sun 9 Apr 02:36/00   2/3      HIGH COURT BATTLE OVER VEAL EXPORTS Veal exporters are currently fighting animal welfare groups in the High CourtN They want to maintain their right to export veal but animal rights campaigners claim the veal crate sytem is cruel and inhumaneN Gerald Barling QC, is representing the animal rights groups. A report he conducted claims that Britain could impose a unilateral ban on veal crates without being in breech of EU free trade rulesN  Read Hear 710 Community 720s Round Up Env'nment CmntyInfo Religion
P735 CEEFAX 735 Sun 9 Apr 02:34/03   3/3      HIGH COURT BATTLE OVER VEAL EXPORTS There has been a drop in calf prices and an adverse effect has been seen on lamb prices, claim the National Farmers UnionN Speaking in the High Court, Charles Haddon-Cave representing the NFU, says a collapse in the beef trade is "inevitable". He says action must be taken now otherwise farming communities will be facing a major economic crisisN But the police and animal welfare groups have warned of major disruptions if exports resume.  Round Up Env'nment CmntyInfo Religion