OPINION: News Analysis - Bringing balance back into the European diet. As the beef wars with France and Germany rattle on, UK farmers plan a PR offensive to allay the fears of the rest of the European Community
As Germany is again making threatening noises about not lifting the
ban on UK beef, France and Britain are slugging it out over whose cattle
are eating what. While the French refuse to eat British beef, the UK is
weighing up its options: legal proceedings, a potential tit-for-tat
trade war, or an unofficial boycott.