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Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Nigeria's Poultry Farmers Warned to Keep Environment Clean
NIGERIA - The National Environmental Standards Regulation and Enforcement Agency (NESREA), has warned poultry farmers in Plateau not to operate in dirty areas to avoid being sanctioned....
H5N6 Bird Flu Reported in Northeast China
CHINA - Northeast China's Heilongjiang province has reported an outbreak of the H5N6 bird flu virus in geese, according to the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA). ...
Friday, August 29, 2014
Study Finds Link Across Europe to Salmonella Outbreak from Eggs
EU - Outbreaks and sporadic cases of Salmonella Enteritidis in Austria, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, as well as one case reported in Luxembourg, appear to be linked by the time of symptom onset and microbiological characteristics of isolates....
Simpler Test Detects Avian Reticuloendotheliosis, Marek's Disease
US - US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have found a way to make it easier to detect two serious poultry diseases by modifying an already available test....
Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza Detected in US Ducks, Pheasants
US - Low pathogenic avian influenza of the H7 sub-type has been detected on a breeding farm and hunting preserve containing approximately 40,000 mallard ducks and approximately 7,000 to 8,000 pheasants in New Jersey....
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Germany is Likely Source of Recent Salmonella Outbreaks in Europe
EU - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control have looked into where Salmonella Enteritidis may have originated from in recent cases found in Europe and Germany seems like a likely suspect. ...
Foster Farms Demonstrates How to Combat Salmonella
US - Foster Farms, California's biggest chicken producer, has been accused of poisoning people with salmonella bacteria. After an outbreak last autumn, the US Department of Agriculture threatened to shut down three of the company's plants....
Police Arrest 38 over Contaminated Chicken Feet
CHINA - Chinese police have arrested 38 people for selling contaminated chicken feet....
Monday, August 25, 2014
Almost 500 Pheasants Killed by H5N6 Bird Flu in Viet Nam
VIET NAM - The Vietnamese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu in Lao Cai....
Chicken Sales Still to Look up After Antibiotic Scare
INDIA - Around 25 per cent of Delhiites seem to have given up on their favourite protein source ever since an NGO raised an alarm over suspected presence of undesirable antibiotics in poultry meat in the city....
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
South African Ostriches Found with Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza
SOUTH AFRICA - There has been one new outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza detected in South Africa. ...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Three New Outbreaks of Newcastle Disease in Israel
ISRAEL - Three new outbreaks of Newcastle disease have been detected in Israel. ...
Examination of Chicken Samples Completed in Hong Kong
HONG KONG - The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) completed on 15 August the examination of samples collected from a chicken farm in San Tin where abnormal chicken deaths occurred. No infectious agents were found....
Procedures to Prevent New Avian Flu Strain A/H5N6
VIET NAM - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has issued an emergency dispatch asking cities and provinces nationwide to deploy measures to prevent the new avian flu virus A/H5N6....
Monday, August 18, 2014
Look for the Lion to Prevent Salmonella Outbreaks
UK - The British Egg Industry Council is urging caterers and consumers to look for the British Lion mark on eggs in the wake of a large outbreak of salmonella food poisoning believed to be linked to imported eggs....
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....
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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....
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. ...
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....
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Campylobacter Survey Shows 59 Per Cent of Chickens in UK Tested Positive
UK - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published the first set of quarterly results from a new survey of Campylobacter on fresh shop-bought chickens. The results show 59 per cent of birds tested positive for the presence of Campylobacter. In four per...
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....
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
Extending Storage Time of Eggs Increases Salmonella Risk
EU - Extending the storage time of eggs at home or at retail would increase Salmonella food poisoning risks, says EFSA’s latest scientific opinion on public health risks from eggs....
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Mexico Ends Special Measures on Avian Salmonellosis
MEXICO - The government animal health authority has announced an end to the national campaigns against Avian Salmonellosis and Classical Swine Fever as part of a campaign to reduce the burden of regulation on agribusinesses....
Russia Considers Ban on US Poultry Imports in August
RUSSIA - Russia is considering imposing restrictions on poultry imports from the United States due to an outbreak of salmonellosis, the assistant of Mr Alexey Alexeenko, head of Russia's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor),...
 
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