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Farm Gets License Back After Closure

One of the two West Iceland dairy farms which had its operating license revoked by the Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST) for breaking the rules on health and hygiene for the production of milk and the slaughtering of animals has been allowed to reopen, reports.

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In December it was reported that improvements, such as overcrowded and unsanitary conditions among livestock, demanded by MAST had been implemented late, poorly or not at all. MAST subsequently ordered the farms to halt the delivery of milk and the slaughtering of livestock.

The farm Brúarreykir in Borgarfjörður had its license reissued from MAST after the requested improvements were met but the farm is subject to more inspections and the milk will not be used in production until quality checks show that the milk is up to standard.

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