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Friday, August 15, 2014
Weekly Overview: Concerns Mount over Russian Block on Imports
ANALYSIS - Concerns have been raised around the world to the Russian block on imports from the USA, Canada, EU, Australia and Norway with a bitter reaction from both governments and the farming communities....
Thursday, August 14, 2014
H5N6 Bird Flu Outbreak in Vietnamese Provinces
VIET NAM - The Vietnamese veterinary authorities have reported two fresh outbreaks of highly pathogenic (H5N6) bird flu in Lang Son and Ha Tinh provinces....
New Veterinary Vaccinology Network to Help Tackle Animal Disease Threat
UK - BBSRC has funded a new multidisciplinary network of veterinary vaccinology experts to help in the fight against animal diseases, some of which have the potential to spread to humans. ...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Odisha to Set Up Veterinary University
INDIA - Looking at the growing importance of education in agriculture sector in the state, Odisha will be setting up a new veterinary university and second agriculture university....
FDA Reports Positive Trends in Antimicrobial Resistance
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday released its National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) 2011 Executive Report, showing mostly decreasing antimicrobial resistance trends....
New Agency to Safeguard Animal Plant Health
UK - A combined agency is to start work this autumn in the UK to ensure the government is better equipped to prevent the spread of animal and plant diseases....
Maple Leaf Food Announces New Leader of Animal Wellness
CANADA - Maple Leaf Foods has announced that Dr Stephanie Cottee will be joining the Company in the new position of Leader, Animal Wellness effective 11 August, 2014. ...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Experts Meet to Solve Infectious Disease Challenges
AUSTRALIA - Many of Australia's leading animal and human infectious disease experts are joining forces this week to identify challenges that might benefit from greater collaboration across Australia's research institutions....
Monday, August 11, 2014
Hong Kong Investigates Abnormal Death of Chickens
HONG KONG - The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) is investigating the abnormal death of chickens at a farm in San Tin, Yuen Long. Initial test results revealed that the chickens were not infected with avian influenza....
Friday, August 08, 2014
First IBQX Vaccine for UK, Irish Poultry Industry
UK & IRELAND - Zoetis has announced the availability in the UK and Ireland of the first specific vaccine against the QX strain of the infectious bronchitis virus — Poulvac® IBQX....
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Use of Antibiotics Drops Again in Germany
GERMANY – Antibiotics use by veterinarians fell again in 2013, Federal Office data shows....
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
How to Register for Poultry Health Scheme
UK - The Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) and Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) on 1 August updated the Poultry Health Scheme, which is part of protecting animal health and preventing disease, including in...
Seminar to Examine Poultry Management, Animal Welfare
US - USPOULTRY’s 2014 Live Production and Welfare Seminar will address the latest management techniques, husbandry and technology to enhance the health and welfare of birds. Sponsored by US Poultry & Egg Association, the seminar will be held 16-17 September,...
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Report on Antibiotics Use Hits Indian Chicken Sales
INDIA - It appears that tasty chicken dishes are fast disappearing from the menu of Keralites, owing to the recent report by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on the rampant use of antibiotics in poultry....
Monday, August 04, 2014
Newcastle Disease Outbreaks in Botswana
BOTSWANA - The veterinary authorities in Botswana have reported five fresh outbreaks of Newcastle disease in Central Serowe, Kgatleng, South-east Ramotswa, Southern Kanye and Kweneng....
Medical Association Demands Ban of Antibiotic Use in Poultry Sector
INDIA - The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has demanded an immediate ban on antibiotic use in the poultry industry in wake of a Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) study suggesting overuse of antibiotics in chicken production behind the growing...
Intensified Bird Flu Surveillance Carried Out in Taiwan
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities, in conjunction with the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), have carried out intensified surveillance in accordance with the OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code for three months after the H5N2 outbreak...
Friday, August 01, 2014
Science and Business Boost Chicken’s Immune System
CANADA - The connection between science and business is an important one and one that’s gaining credence through the Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) Graduate Scholarship program....
Human Salmonella Reduced by Almost One-Half
EU - Salmonella is a bacterium causing salmonellosis in humans. Salmonella was until 2005 the most common food-borne disease in the European Union (EU) with almost 200,000 reported human cases that year. It is estimated that the overall economic burden...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Indian Advocacy Body Seeks Ban on Antibiotics in Poultry
INDIA - New Delhi-based research and advocacy think-tank, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), is seeking a ban on antibiotic growth promoters in the poultry industry and other measures following the publication of a report into antibiotic residues...
Mérieux Développement Becomes Shareholder of Ceva Santé Animale
FRANCE - Ceva Santé Animale, the global veterinary pharmaceutical company headquartered in Aquitaine, France (Libourne -33-) announces the arrival of a new shareholder, Mérieux Développement, the investment company of Institut Mérieux....
New Appointment Strengthens Zoetis UK Poultry Team
UK - Zoetis has announced the expansion of its poultry team in the UK and Ireland with the appointment of Wayne Olbison as Field Service Manager....
Antibiotic Ban Petition Supported by Green Party
UK - The Green Party in the UK is calling on members and supporters to sign the petition produced by the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics, calling for a ban on the routine use of antibiotics in farmed animals....
Proposed Sanitary Transportation Rule Places Undue Burden, Says AFIA
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has submitted comments to the US Food and Drug Administration on the proposed Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule. The proposed rule is one of many pieces of the Food Safety Modernisation...
Bill Gates Visits New Avian Research Laboratory
UK - Bill Gates has visited the Easter Bush Campus to hear about research to improve the health and welfare of people and farm animals worldwide. The facilities and research he saw receive funding from BBSRC....
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