Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) case found in Lumsden Aberdeenshire: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested


You asked for all letters, emails, meeting minutes, agendas, read-outs of calls or any other correspondence of an kind from 17th October 2018 to 20th October 2018 pertaining to the BSE (Bovine spongiform encephalopathy) case found in Lumsden, Aberdeenshire, between:

  • Scottish Government Cabinet Secretaries, Scottish Government Ministers, Special Advisors and Scottish Government Civil Servants
  • Scottish Government officials and NFU Scotland
  • Scottish Government officials and media organisations (i.e. newspapers, broadcast media, journalists etc.)




I enclose a copy of all of the information you requested in the format you asked for.


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The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at

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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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