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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
H5N1 Bird Flu Affects Chickens, Geese in N Korean Village
NORTH KOREA - The North Korean veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of highly pathigenic H5N1 bird flu in Hwanghae-Bukto....
Monday, April 21, 2014
Japan Culls Poultry in Effort to Prevent Spread of H5N8 Bird Flu
JAPAN - The Japanese veterinary authorities have reported that no further outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza have taken place....
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
British Poultry Farmers Warned to Maintain Vigilance Against Bird Flu
UK – Rigid protocols to safeguard against avian influenza are necessary and also reduce other devastating diseases from the livestock sector, UK agriculture has been told....
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Hong Kong Bans Poultry Products from Japan
HONG KONG - Hong Kong's Center for Food Safety has announced that it has banned, with immediate effect, the import of poultry and poultry products, including eggs, from Kumamoto Prefecture of Japan following the announcement of avian flu in poultry in...
Monday, April 14, 2014
Climate Change Adaptation Tool Helps Predict Disease Risk
EU - A tool to calculate the risk of food and waterborne diseases under current or future climate change conditions has been established following a recent EU funded study....
Friday, April 11, 2014
Kazakhstan Bans Russian, Belarusian Poultry over Salmonella
KAZAKHSTAN - Kazakhstan has temporary blocked imports of Russian and Belarusian poultry on health and safety grounds....
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Taiwan Culls Poultry to Prevent Spread of H5N3 Bird Flu
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported that all poultry within the affected farms were slaughtered after they tested negative for H5/H7 viruses....
Friday, April 04, 2014
Better Poultry Disease Surveillance for Live Bird Markets
GLOBAL - Following consultations, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has issued guidelines on avian disease surveillance for poultry market chains with a focus on live bird markets. ...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Demonstrating Halamid Effectiveness with Dipslides
GLOBAL - Axcentive is suggesting to all Halamid-authorised distributors the use of dip slides which give a simple test on the presence of micro-organisms before and after disinfection. ...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
EFSA Assesses Safety, Efficacy to Reduce Pathogens on Poultry Carcasses
EU - Using solutions containing peroxyacetic acid (PAA) to reduce contamination from pathogens on poultry carcasses and meat would not pose toxicity concerns, EFSA’s experts say. ...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
How Can Science and Farming Live Together?
ANALYSIS - Modern farming needs modern scientific techniques, engineering, technology and social science....
Canadian Govt Wants Power to Fine Meat Plants for Food Safety Issues
CANADA - The federal government is proposing to give itself the power to fine meat-processing plants that break hygiene and other operating rules meant to protect human health....
Support to Centralise Chicken Slaughter in Guangdong
CHINA - About 53 per cent of respondents in a recent poll in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, support centralised slaughter of chickens and a ban on the live chicken trade in wet markets, while 31 per cent opposed such a move....
More Positive Bird Flu Virus Tests in Guangdong
CHINA - Samples at two live bird markets and on one farm in Guangdong province tested positive for the low-pathogenic H7N9 avian flu virus in the second week of March....
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Officials Allowed Sale of Untested Poultry Meat
VIET NAM - Black market chicken has been sold by slaughterhouse officials, despite the dangers of bird flu....
H7N9 Detected on South China Poultry Farm
CHINA - The H7N9 bird flu virus has been found in a poultry farm in the southern city of Zhuhai in Guangdong Province, the provincial agriculture department has confirmed....
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Updated Animal Health Surveillance Announced
ENGLAND & WALES - Details have been announced about the updated approach to veterinary scanning surveillance in a programme called ‘Surveillance 2014’....
CID Lines Receives Visit from Danish Importer
BELGIUM - CID Lines recently hosted a visit by 34 sales reps from its Danish importer, DLG....
Low-pathogenic Bird Flu in Dutch Flock
THE NETHERLANDS - A poultry flock in Gelderland in the centre of the country has tested positive for the H5N2 subtype of the virus....
Friday, March 14, 2014
First Finding of Bird Flu Virus Closes Macau's Live Bird Markets
MACAU - After the first chicken in Macau tested positive for an H7 avian influenza virus, an import ban has been imposed, leaving live bird traders awaiting government compensation. ...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
H5N1 Bird Flu Reported in Vietnamese Villages
VIET NAM - The Vietnamese veterinary authorities have reported another two outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza, serotype H5N1, in villages located in Ha Giang and Quang Nam....
Strict Poultry Tests Will Control Bird Flu in HK, Says Expert
HONG KONG - A leading respiratory disease expert sees no need to stop importing live chickens from mainland China as long as all the poultry undergoes strict inspection before entering Hong Kong....
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
H7N9 Bird Flu Virus Found at Three More Chinese Markets
CHINA - The low-pathogenic bird flu virus H7N9 was found at three poultry markets in Hunan and Guangdong provinces in the third week of February....
Monday, March 10, 2014
Site Selected to Separate Local, Mainland Poultry
HONG KONG - Work will soon set up a centre in Ta Kwu Ling to segregate local and mainland poultry. ...
H5N1 Bird Flu Outbreak Reported in Yunnan
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Yunnan province in the south of the country at the junction of three villages - Dong, Taijiashan and Wulongtan - involving more than half...
 
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