Animal Health
Monday, December 22, 2003
Mass Chicken Slaughter in South Korea Following Confirmation of Bird Flu at Two More Farms
December 22, 2003 Mass Chicken Slaughter in South Korea Following Confirmation of Bird Flu at Two More Farms In a bid to halt the spread of a bird flu virus in South Korea, Prime Minister Goh Kun has ordered the purchase of 2.5 million chic ...
Friday, December 19, 2003
New BSE Case in Italy
December 19, 2003 New BSE Case in Italy An Italian cow from a breeding farm in central Italy has been tested positive for mad cow disease (BSE), bringing total cases in the country to 115, the Health Ministry said Thursday. The disease was ...
Thursday, December 18, 2003
Novartis Keen On Merger With Roche
December 18, 2003 Novartis Keen On Merger With Roche Pierre Landolt, president of the Sandoz Tamily Trust, feels that a merger between Novartis AG (NVS) and Roche Holding AG (RHHBY) will be a logical move. The Sandoz Family Trust currently ...
Tuesday, December 16, 2003
Pfizer To Acquire CSL's Animal Health Vaccines Business
December 16, 2003 Pfizer To Acquire CSL's Animal Health Vaccines Business Leading blood products group, CSL, is set to reap a $100 million premium from the divestment of its animal health operations. CSL has entered an agreement to sell its ...
Tuesday, December 16, 2003
South Korea Confirms Bird Flu Case
December 16, 2003 South Korea Confirms Bird Flu Case South Korean authorities confirmed a case of a highly contagious strain of bird flu at a chicken farm near Seoul on Monday. This disease is believed to pose a threat to human health as we ...
Monday, December 15, 2003
FMD Outbreak in Nepal Claims More Than 30 Cattles
December 15, 2003 FMD Outbreak in Nepal Claims More Than 30 Cattles At least 30 cattle heads have already died and thousands of livestock have been affected by the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) that has spread out in Nepal's central district ...
Friday, December 12, 2003
Philippines Declare FMD-Free; Meat Exports First Time in History
December 13, 2003 Philippines Declare FMD-Free; Meat Exports First Time in History By May 2004, Philippines will be foot-and-mouth (FMD) disease-free, paving the way for the country to export its meat and meat products for the first time in ...
Friday, December 12, 2003
Canada Grant C$111,200 To Sheep Federation To Promote National Animal Identification
December 12, 2003 Canada Grant C$111,200 To Sheep Federation To Promote National Animal Identification Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has granted C$111,200 to help the Canadian Sheep Federation (CSF) raise awareness of the importance of n ...
Thursday, December 11, 2003
Carrefour Partner Chinese Health Meat Provider in Providing Pork Products
December 11, 2003 Carrefour Partner Chinese Health Meat Provider in Providing Pork Products Carrefour Company, a leader in hypermarkets worldwide, announced in Beijing on December 9 that it would cooperate with SAIC Meat Product Company, a ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Korea's Seoul National University Cloned BSE-Resistant Cows
December 10, 2003 Korea's Seoul National University Cloned BSE-Resistant Cows A Seoul National University (SNU) medical team has developed four cloned cows that are less susceptible to bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as m ...
Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Malaysia: Cows From FMD Kelantan State Barred From Entering Kedah State
December 10, 2003 Malaysia: Cows From FMD Kelantan State Barred From Entering Kedah State In Malaysia, cows from Kelantan where cases of foot and mouth disease (FMD) were detected are barred from entering Kedah, Kedah Director of Veterinary ...
Friday, December 5, 2003
Mysterious Chicken Virus Attack in Indonesia
December 05, 2003 Mysterious Chicken Virus Attack in Indonesia   In the past few days, thousands of chicken died of being attacked by mysterious virus in Sentolo district, the Yogyakarta regency of Kulonprogo in Indonesia. Poniman, a poultr ...
Friday, December 5, 2003
EU Approves Roundup Ready Corn Safe For Consumption & Animal Health
December 05, 2003 EU Approves Roundup Ready Corn Safe For Consumption & Animal Health   The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has approved a Roundup Ready corn variety as safe for human consumption and animal health, Reuters reports. EF ...
Thursday, December 4, 2003
Scotland Confirmed Bovine Brucellosis in A Heifer Imported From Ireland
December 04, 2003 Scotland Confirmed Bovine Brucellosis in A Heifer Imported From Ireland   A case of bovine brucellosis has been confirmed in Scotland in a heifer (young cow) imported from the Republic of Ireland. The Scottish Executive co ...
Thursday, December 4, 2003
BSE Cases in Spain increase By Nearly 30% in 2003
December 04, 2003 BSE Cases in Spain increase By Nearly 30% in 2003   In 2003, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) cases increased by nearly 30% in Spain, a veterinary official announced Tuesday. Juan Badiola, Director of Spain's Nationa ...

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