Animal Health
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 ...
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Cattle in Zagreb, Croatia, found dead with anthrax
Anthrax has been confirmed in dozens of cattle found dead in a nature park southeast of the Croatian capital of Zagreb, Croatia authorities said on July 16.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Australia provides financial support to obtain FMD vaccines for Indonesia
Australia has offered financial support in providing one million doses of the foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccine to be delivered to Indonesia in August.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Biosecurity efforts in Western Australia continue to ramp up
The government of Western Australia is continuing to ramp up biosecurity outbreak preparedness planning in light of the increased risks presented by foot-and-mouth disease and lumpy skin disease.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
One Health playbook provides ways to improve livestock systems for betterment of global health
A new One Health playbook offers governments around the world 18 practical ways to improve livestock systems in developing countries that will unlock benefits for global health and development.
Monday, July 18, 2022
Taiwan to stop vaccination of classical swine fever in January 2023
Taiwan's Council of Agriculture (COA) said it will stop classical swine fever (CSF) vaccination in swine from January 2023 to help Taiwan boost exports of fresh pork, Focus Taiwan reported.
Monday, July 18, 2022
ASF confirmed in Assam, India
African swine fever (ASF) was detected in Assam, India, on July 17 after a pig in Dibrugarh's Bhogali Pathar village tested positive for the virus.
Friday, July 15, 2022
UK at risk of African swine fever due to lack of border checks
The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) said the UK is at risk of African swine fever (ASF) due to a lack of border checks, following fears of infection after ASF was detected at a swine farm close to the French border, Food Manufact ...

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