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Monday, December 16, 2013
Farming Groups Attack Pollution Reporting Proposals
US - A group of US agricultural organisations launched an attack on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plans for farmers and ranchers to report waste discharge information on-line....
Chicken, Fish Confiscated at Ras Al Khaimah
UAE - The Ras Al Khaimah Municipality has confiscated ten tonnes of expired and rotten fish and chicken. The large amount, imported by air to the emirate, failed to meet the set public health standards, according to an official report issued by the Public...
Thursday, December 12, 2013
H7N9 Found in China Poultry Markets
CHINA - Samples taken from two live poultry markets in South China's Guangdong province have tested positive for H7N9 bird flu, the provincial health authority confirmed on Wednesday (11 December)....
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Will Disease Surveillance Changes Increase Protection?
ANALYSIS - The Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratory Agency (AHVLA) in the UK last week announced plans to streamline the surveillance of new and re-emerging animal disease threats, writes Chris Harris....
USPoultry Updates Biosecurity Programme
US - USPoultry recently updated its 'Infectious Disease Risk Management: Practical Biosecurity Resources for Commercial Poultry Producers' programme....
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
New Biosecurity Education Programme Scheduled for 2014 IPPE
US - Outbreaks of the H7N9 virus in China and the H7N3 virus in Mexico have heightened the awareness and need for effective biosecurity programmes....
Russian Mission Approves of Brazilian Poultry Establishments
BRAZIL - A mission comprising animal health authorities from Russia recently visited Brazilian meat establishments and have reported that the latter's agricultural defense system is in tune with that of Russia's....
Monday, December 09, 2013
Study Points to Need for Better Waste Disposal on Some Broiler Farms
US - Results of a study of Salmonella and Campylobacter at small-scale free-range broiler farms led the scientists to suggest the need for improvements in the disposal of processing waste from these facilities. ...
Cuts to Farm Animal Health Surveillance Could Risk New Diseases
UK - The Royal College of Pathologists has warned that the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (Defra) plan to down-size its network of laboratories and reduce animal post-mortems puts at risk the health of livestock, including cattle,...
New H7N9 Case Reported in China
CHINA - A 30-year-old man was confirmed to have been infected with the H7N9 bird flu virus in east China's Zhejiang province, local health authorities said Friday....
Friday, December 06, 2013
Chicken Destroyed in Ras Al Khaimah
UAE - The Ras Al Khaimah Municipality has destroyed a large amount of chicken before they are distributed in the markets in the emirate....
Hong Kong Bird Flu Diagnosis Heightens Fears
HONG KONG - The diagnosis of Hong Kong's first case of H7N9 avian flu on Monday realized the worst fears of the health care community that the potentially lethal flu strain would return this winter. ...
China Bans More Dutch Poultry
CHINA - The Centre for Food Safety has banned poultry product imports from Groningen in the Netherlands due to an avian influenza outbreak....
Thursday, December 05, 2013
Weekly Overview: Start of a New Bird Flu Season?
GLOBAL - Could we be seeing the start of a new 'bird flu season' in the Northern Hemisphere? Jackie Linden reviews the latest discoveries of low-pathogenic bird flu viruses in poultry in Europe and Taiwan, as well as the impacts of previous outbreaks...
Approach to Animal Disease Surveillance to be Improved
UK - AHVLA has announced an improved approach to scanning surveillance to better detect new and re-emerging animal diseases and threats in England and Wales....
Hong Kong Imposes More Poultry Bans
HONG KONG - The Centre for Food Safety has banned the import of poultry and poultry products from Alentejo, Portugal, and Baden-Wurttemburg, Germany....
New Website to Help Reduce Risk of Avian Influenza
AUSTRALIA - With recent avian influenza outbreaks front-of-mind, the Australian Egg Corporation Ltd (AECL) today launched a new initiative aimed at reducing the risk of future disease outbreaks among Australia’s laying hens....
Diners Not Convinced by KFC's China Revival Campaign
CHINA - Yum Brands Inc's KFC website in China trumpets the slogan "Trust in every bite". This message is part of the company's new "I Commit" campaign intended to reassure customers in its largest market, who have cut back on visits since Chinese media...
Contacts of HK's First H7N9 Case Tested Free of Virus
HONG KONG - 17 close contacts of the Indonesian woman involved in Hong Kong's first confirmed H7N9 case have tested negative for the virus, Hong Kong's Secretary for Food& Health Ko Wing-man said on Tuesday....
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Low-pathogenic Avian Flu Virus Detected in Netherlands
NETHERLANDS - The Dutch veterinary authorities have found the low-pathogenic avian influenza (H5N3) virus at a poultry farm in Groningen in the north-east of the country....
Last Newcastle Disease Outbreak in Israeli Pigeons
ISRAEL - Since the Newcastle disease virus was found to have caused the deaths of 40 wild pigeons in September, there have been no further outbreaks of the disease in the country....
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Global H7N9 Preparedness Work Well Underway
GLOBAL - With the threat of avian influenza A(H7N9) spreading during the autumn and winter months, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have joined forces...
HK Confirms First Human Case of H7N9 Bird Flu
HONG KONG - Hong Kong confirmed on Monday its first case of H7N9 bird flu as a 36-year-old Indonesian domestic helper has been hospitalized in critical condition....
Monday, December 02, 2013
Another Newcastle Disease Outbreak in Cypriot Broilers
CYPRUS - The Cypriot veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of Newcastle disease at a poultry farm in Lefkosia....
China Reports Third H7N9 Case in November
CHINA - A new human H7N9 bird flu case was reported in East China's Zhejiang province, the fifth in China this autumn, according to local health authorities on Thursday, 28 November....
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