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This page provides a summary list of both recent and past news articles related to Bluetongue Disease. To read news from a specific country click on that country's flag.

Friday, April 24, 2009
UFU President Sets Out Bluetongue Facts
Ulster Farmers' Union (UFU) President Graham Furey recently outlined the UFU's firm stance on the need to keep Northern Ireland Bluetongue free. ...
Thursday, March 26, 2009
IFA Calls for Immediate Import Suspension
IRELAND - The Irish Farmers' Aassociation (IFA) Deputy President Derek Deane said Ireland is now facing into yet another high-risk period for Bluetongue transmission since the identification of the virus in Northern Europe for the first time in August...
Thursday, October 30, 2008
Advice Against Imports After BTV6
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Brendan Smith TD, today referred to the confirmation of bluetongue (BTV6) in cattle on farms in the Netherlands. ...
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
ICMSA Demands Cattle Import Halt
IRELAND - The ICMSA has called for a halt to cattle and sheep imports to minimise the risk of spreading Bluetongue disease (BT)....

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