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Monday, May 05, 2014
Taiwan Reports High-path Avian Flu in Market Chickens
TAIWAN - Highly pathogenic avian influenza of the H5N2 subtype was found in two chickens at a market in Taipei in mid-April during surveillance. No positive samples have been found since, either at the market or on the source farm....
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Salmonella Intervention: A Multi-Step Approach
US - Salmonella remains one of the deadliest food-borne pathogens and one of the most challenging for poultry producers, according to Diamond V. ...
Controlling Infectious Bronchitis Virus: New Virkon S Results
UK - The Infectious Bronchitis (IB) virus has been a worldwide problem for the poultry industry for many years. However, the negative effects of an IB virus infection can be prevented by vaccination and the implementation of strict biosecurity principles,...
Halamid to Promote Thermofogging at VIV Europe
THE NETHERLANDS - Axcentive will be exhibiting the Halamid brand at VIV Europe from 20 to 22 May 2014 in Utrecht. ...
Virocid: No. 1 for a Reason!
BELGIUM - Each and every day, somewhere in the world, Virocid® is being applied, says CID Lines. Production companies in animal husbandry, food processing, animal transport and feed storage all choose Virocid for disinfecting power. ...
No New Bird Flu Cases Found in California
CALIFORNIA, US - Surveillance has revealed no new cases of H5 low-pathogenic avian influenza following the initial outbreak a week ago....
Three New Outbreaks of High-Path Avian Flu in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - Three new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) caused by an H5N8 virus have occurred over the last two months....
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Live Poultry Trade Set to Resume in Shanghai
CHINA - Shanghai will continue pushing sales of poultry that has already been slaughtered, even though a city ban on the live fowl trade ends tomorrow, 1 May, officials said....
Live Poultry Markets to be Closed in South China
CHINA - The two major downtown districts in Guangzhou — Yuexiu and Liwan — and the mega university town in Panyu district have been selected as pilot areas to require that only frozen poultry be sold at local markets and bazaars starting May 5....
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
HK Steps up Surveillance of Chicken Farms in Bid to Prevent Bird Flu
HONG KONG - The country's veterinary authorities have reported that there have been no outbreaks of low pathogenic H7N9 avian influenza....
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Low-pathogenic Avian Flu in Californian Quail
CALIFORNIA, US - Low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) of the H5 subtype has been identified as the cause of increased mortality in a commercial flock of Japanese quail in central California. ...
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 pathogenic 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....
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