Articles | Volume 56, issue 1
10 Oct 2013
 | 10 Oct 2013

The current EU rules on bovine electronic identification systems: state of the art and its further development

A. Passantino

Abstract. Regulation (EC) No 1760/2000 establishes a system for the identification of bovine animals and regulates the mandatory and voluntary labelling of beef and beef products. While bovine ear tags must bear an identifying code, the current European Union (EU) rules do not regulate electronic tags for bovine animal.