Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Thailand to keep food safety situation under observation after Japan's release of nuclear plant wastewater
Thaliand's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is maintaining a 'wait and see' stance after Japan's release of wastewater from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean on August 24, according to FDA deputy secretary-genera ...
Friday, March 24, 2023
First case of BSE since 2021 reported at England, UK farm
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has been confirmed in a 17-year-old suckler cow in Cornwall, England, the United Kingdom – the first case of the disease on a UK farm since 2021.
Monday, February 13, 2023
BSE discovered in northwestern region of Galicia, Spain
Spain has detected atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in a dead cow in the northwestern region of Galicia, the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) said on February 10.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Long-term effect of feeding spray-dried plasma during the nursery stage on subsequent performance and health status to market weight
The benefits of feeding spray dried plasma (SDP) during the post-weaning period are well known (1). However, there are limited studies about the long-term impact of feeding SDP to nursery pigs on subsequent performance and health status of ...
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
The impact of porcine spray-dried plasma protein and dried egg protein harvested from hyper-immunized hens, provided in the presence or absence of subtherapeutic levels of antibiotics in the feed, on growth and indicators of intestinal function and physiology of nursery pigs
The objective of this experiment was to compare the effects of spray-dried plasma protein (SDPP) and dried egg protein (DEP), without (AB−) or with (AB+) in-feed antibiotics, on growth performance and markers of intestinal health in nursery ...
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Effect of spray-dried porcine plasma in peripartum sow feed on subsequent litter size
Nutritional strategies for sows designed to reduce peripartum stress are suggested to support postpartum recovery and productivity. Spray-dried plasma (SDP) in sow feed has been reported to benefit sow and litter performance. Stressed anima ...
Monday, December 20, 2021
Canada notifies OIE of BSE case in Alberta
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) notified the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on December 17 of a case of atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in an eight and a half-year old beef cow on a farm in Alberta, Ca ...
Monday, October 11, 2021
Philippines suspends UK beef over BSE concern
The Philippines has temporarily banned beef exports from the United Kingdom due to a case of classical bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Cow in England, UK, found with BSE
One case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has been detected in a cow on a farm in England, the United Kingdom.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Brazil to remain as "negligible risk" for BSE
The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) will not make any change to Brazil's status as a "negligible risk" country for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).
Monday, May 31, 2021
Canada now recognised for negligible risk for BSE
Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced on May 27 that the country has been officially recognised by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) World Assembly of Delegates as a country with negligi ...
Monday, March 15, 2021
Canada's application for negligible risk status for BSE passes important milestone
Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, has announced on March 12 that Canada is one step closer to being recognised by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) as a negligible-risk country for bovine spon ...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
US meatpackers union report many absent workers
Even after US President Donald Trump issued an executive order for meat plants to stay open, the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) said workers are either fearful of returning or are placed in quarantine, Reuters ...
Monday, June 15, 2020
Pilgrim's Pride CEO on leave of absence due to US DoJ chicken price-fixing indictment
Pilgrim's Pride president and chief executive officer Jayson Penn has gone on a leave of absence to concentrate on his alleged involvement over a US chicken price-fixing case by the US Department of Justice (DoJ), Reuters reported.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Ireland temporarily suspends export of beef to China due to case of atypical BSE
Ireland has temporarily suspended the export of beef to China after a 14-year-old cow tested positive for atypical BSE (bovine spongiform encephalopathy), RTE reported. BSE, also known as mad cow disease, is a neurologic disease of cattle.

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