Wednesday, July 27, 2022
FAO: New approach needed to gauge animal health impact on emissions
Animal health is important to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but greater investment is needed to evaluate the impact, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and partners said in a report published on July 21.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Resolution on declaring state of calamity in Zamboanga City, Philippines, due to ASF approved
The Philippines' City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) recently approved a resolution recommending the declaration of a state of calamity in Zamboanga City due to an African swine fever (ASF) outbreak that has affecte ...
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Culling of pigs at farm in Kerala, India, completed following confirmed ASF outbreak
The culling of pigs at a farm at Tavinhal in Wayanad district, Kerala, India - where two cases of African swine fever (ASF) - have been confirmed was completed on July 25.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Philippines agriculture department partners with US university in fight against animal diseases
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture (DA) has struck up an academic partnership with a US university amid its fight against animal diseases like African swine fever (ASF).
Monday, July 25, 2022
Serious flaws in Australia's approach to compensation for FMD-related stock losses, says analyst
Major flaws exist in the AusVetPlan's approach to compensation for stock losses associated with any outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Australia, independent analyst Simon Quilty told an industry gathering on the Gold Coast in mid-July.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Nearly 34,000 jobs in Queensland, Australia, affected if FMD, lumpy skin disease hit country, report states
A new report has forecast an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) or lumpy skin disease to impact almost 34,000 regional jobs in Queensland, Australia, if it reaches the country.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Possible for Philippines to recover from ASF in two years, according to international agencies
The Philippines may finally recover from African swine fever (ASF) in two years' time with pork output expected to return to 1.6 million tonnes, according to joint forecasts of international agencies.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Poland confirms eighth ASF outbreak this year
The eighth outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in Poland this year was reported in the country's northwestern region, about 10km from its border with Germany.
Monday, July 25, 2022
EFSA's ASF campaign extended for third straight year
The European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) "Stop African swine fever" campaign has been extended for the third consecutive year.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Spain approves National Plan to combat antimicrobial resistance
The Sectorial Conference in Spain has approved the 2022-2024 strategic plan of the country's National Plan to address antimicrobial resistance.
Friday, July 22, 2022
Vice president of Australia's Livestock SA advises farmers not to be alarmed of FMD threat
Farmers in Australia should remain alert, but not alarmed at foot-and-mouth disease being at the country's doorstep, said Livestock SA vice-president Allan Piggott.
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Foot-and-mouth disease and African swine fever detected in imported meat to Australia
As Australia's government takes new steps to wash shoes at international airports, viral fragments of food-and-mouth disease (FMD) and African swine fever (ASF) have been found in imported meat, ABC News reported.
Thursday, July 21, 2022
New US-Philippines African swine fever project announced
A new African swine fever (ASF) project to address issues related to ASF called "Capacity building in risk assessment to support safe international trade of US pork products in the Philippines" has been announced by the US Nationa ...
Thursday, July 21, 2022
New Zealand increases border measures to prevent foot-and-mouth disease
New Zealand said it has increased border measures to prevent the entry of food-and-mouth disease (FMD) following the discovery of FMD in nearby Bali, Indonesia, Reuters reported.
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Meat council urges end to wild claims affecting Australia's response against animal diseases
Australia's Red Meat Advisory Council (RMAC) is calling for an end to "hysterical" claims about food supply, industry compensation and other exotic animal disease issues, which "only seek to instil fear rather than any genuin ...

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