Animal Health
Monday, January 12, 2004
Canada To Test At Least 8,000 Cattle For Mad Cow In 2004
January 12, 2004 Canada To Test At Least 8,000 Cattle For Mad Cow In 2004 The Canadian Food Inspection Agency, or CFIA, will aim to test a minimum of 8,000 animals over the next 12 months for mad cow disease, and then continue to progressiv ...
Friday, January 9, 2004
Hog Cholera Confirmed in South Korea
January 9, 2004 Hog Cholera Confirmed in South Korea A suspected hog cholera case, which broke out at a farm in Yeongdong, in the central part of South Korea was confirmed yesterday, the National Veterinary Research and Quarantine Service s ...
Friday, January 9, 2004
USDA Issues New Regulations To Address Mad Cow Disease
January 9, 2004 USDA Issues New Regulations To Address Mad Cow Disease The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service Thursday issued four new rules to implement announcements made last week by Agriculture Secretary ...
Thursday, January 8, 2004
Alberta Considers Testing All Cattle For BSE
January 8, 2004 Alberta Considers Testing All Cattle For BSE In the wake of Canada's most severe mad cow crises, Alberta is considering testing of all cattle slaughtered for BSE as the state aims to raise public confidence in its beef. Albe ...
Wednesday, January 7, 2004
Pork Remains As Dominating Meat Consumed in China UP to 2020
January 7, 2004 Pork Remains As Dominating Meat Consumed in China UP to 2020 The Animal Husbandry Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences has made a forecast for China's market demand for animal products before 20 ...
Wednesday, January 7, 2004
Suspected Hog Cholera Claims Lives of 65 Pigs
January 7, 2004 Suspected Hog Cholera Claims Lives of 65 Pigs A new suspected case of hog cholera resulted in slaughter of sixty-five piglets at a farm in Yeongdong in eastern South Korea, officials said Tuesday. Officials at the Yeongdong ...
Wednesday, January 7, 2004
Proof That BSE Cow Is Canadian Seen As Key To Restart US Trade
January 7, 2004 Proof That BSE Cow Is Canadian Seen As Key To Restart US Trade U.S. government and agriculture industry officials say they believe that proof now being gathered to show a U.S. cow that contracted bovine spongiform encephalop ...
Wednesday, January 7, 2004
DNA Test Shouldn't Impede US-Canada Border Opening
January 7, 2004 DNA Test Shouldn't Impede US-Canada Border Opening DNA confirmation Tuesday that the cow that tested positive in the U.S. for bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or mad- cow disease, was born in Canada is not expected to imped ...
Wednesday, January 7, 2004
US-Netherlands Joint Research Says Enzymes Degrade Mad Cow Prions
January 7, 2004 US-Netherlands Joint Research Says Enzymes Degrade Mad Cow Prions A research by US' North Carolina State University and Netherlands and BioResource International scientists, has proven that under proper conditions, an enzyme ...
Wednesday, January 7, 2004
Vietnamese Chickens Fall To Mystery Disease
January 7, 2004 Vietnamese Chickens Fall To Mystery Disease A mysterious disease has killed more than 40,000 chickens in southern Vietnam, and local officials have been ordered to kill all sick animals and quarantine affected areas, an offi ...
Tuesday, January 6, 2004
Slovakia To Test Cattle For BSE
January 6, 2004 Slovakia To Test Cattle For BSE Slovakia's State Veterinary and Food Administration conducted laboratory examinations on 7,427 beef samples in November, and none were found to have bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or mad- c ...
Tuesday, January 6, 2004
Doomed Herd Contains Infected Cow's Calf
January 6, 2004 Doomed Herd Contains Infected Cow's Calf The U.S. Department of Agriculture will slaughter about 450 calves on one of several Washington state farms quarantined because of a lone confirmed case of mad cow disease, officials ...
Tuesday, January 6, 2004
Poultry Cholera Sweeping Through South Vietnam
January 6, 2004 Poultry Cholera Sweeping Through South Vietnam A virulent wave of Poultry Cholera is spreading through Vietnam killing more than 100,000 chickens. The majority of chickens killed come from farms in the Long An province, sout ...
Monday, January 5, 2004
Bird Flu Resurfaces in South Korea
January 5, 2004 Bird Flu Resurfaces in South Korea South Korea's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry yesterday said a new bird flu case was discovered in Cheonan, South Chungcheong Province, where the authorities have confirmed traces of t ...
Monday, January 5, 2004
Thai Chickens Smuggled Into Malaysia May Spread Bird Flu
January 5, 2004 Thai Chickens Smuggled Into Malaysia May Spread Bird Flu Malaysian farmers have expressed fears over the possibility that live chicken, smuggled from Thailand, could spread the deadly bird flu to local birds. Head of the Pen ...

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