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Wednesday, November 05, 2008
Botswana Eradication Plans Costs P19m
BOTSWANA - Government is expected to spend about P19 million in the eradication of foot and mouth disease in Ghanzi District. ...
Friday, October 31, 2008
Botswana Govt Kills Infected Cattle
BOTSWANA - Government intends to kill all cattle suspected to be infected with foot and mouth disease, starting Sunday, to contain the spread of the disease in Kuke. ...
Thursday, October 30, 2008
Namibia Bans Botswana Cattle on Scare
NAMIBIA - Namibia banned the transportation through its territory of cattle and other live cloven-hoofed animals from Botswana because of a suspected outbreak of foot- and-mouth disease, the Ministry of Agriculture said. ...
Friday, October 24, 2008
Epidemic Among Indian Cattle
INDIA - The bovine population of a village under Mahakalpada block here is under threat by a mysterious cattle disease. ...
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
West Nile Stops Cattle Movement
UGANDA - The agriculture ministry has imposed an indefinite quarantine on animals entering or leaving the West Nile region. This follows an outbreak of foot and mouth cattle disease in at least eight more districts, most of which are in the east and northern...
Friday, October 17, 2008
FMD Legal Case Launched
UK - The British National Farmers' Union-backed legal case brought by 14 farmers claiming damages following last year’s foot and mouth disease outbreak in South East England has been formally launched in the High Court....
Wednesday, October 08, 2008
Foot and Mouth Scare in Uruguay
URUGUAY - Government officials in Uruguay, are investigation cattle in the north of the country, bearing the symptoms of foot-and- mouth-disease (FMD)....
Friday, October 03, 2008
Foot and Mouth Policy Under Review
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland's plan for handling foot and mouth outbreaks is to be reviewed, environment secretary Richard Lochhead has said. ...
Monday, September 29, 2008
Entebbe Butcheries Close After FMD Outbreak
ENTEBBE, UGANDA - Over 75 butchers and abattoirs in Entebbe have been closed following a quarantine put on all animals leaving and coming to Entebbe over threats of the foot and mouth cattle disease....
Friday, September 05, 2008
Philippines Internationally Accredited FMD Free
PHILIPPINES - The Philippines will soon break into the livestock export market as the country is about to be globally declared foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) free said Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap. ...
Thursday, September 04, 2008
Uganda: Foot and Mouth Disease Hits Mukono
UGANDA - When his cow lost appetite, Fred Musa feared it had been bewitched. "I fed it with omululuza (a local herb)," he says. "But it died after four days." When news of his cow's death spread, a team of veterinary officers was dispatched to Njeru town...
Tuesday, September 02, 2008
Virtual Outbreak Model Follows FMD Tracks
AUSTRALIA - Researchers have completed the first stage of development work on a comprehensive model of the spread of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in cattle to evaluate policy surrounding the management of FMD and other exotic diseases should an outbreak...
Friday, August 29, 2008
Brazil's Cross-Border Plan to Eradicate Foot-and-Mouth
BRAZIL - Despite being locked out of 56 per cent of the world’s beef importing counties because of foot-and-mouth disease – including the lucrative markets of South Korea and Japan – Brazil still accounts for 32 per cent of the world’s beef export....
Monday, August 11, 2008
Foot-and-Mouth Controls Relaxed
UK - Foot-and-mouth restrictions have been lifted in parts of Surrey....
Wednesday, August 06, 2008
Boost to Brazil's FMD-Free Status
BRAZIL - The World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) has recognised the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul as a foot-and-mouth disease free zone....
Tuesday, July 22, 2008
Amendment to Block Argentine Meat Moves On
US - A move to close US borders to the threat of foot and mouth disease from meat and livestock imports from Argentina has taken a step closer....
Friday, July 18, 2008
FMD Bill Passes Senate Committee
US - Last week, Senators Tim Johnson, D-S.D., and Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., introduced the Foot and Mouth Disease Protection Act of 2008 in the Senate. ...
Monday, June 30, 2008
UK: Call for Major FMD Shake-up
UK - The Scottish and UK governments have been urged to renegotiate arrangements to prevent a repeat of the financial problems that emerged during last year's foot-and-mouth outbreak....
Thursday, June 26, 2008
Glowing Report for Scottish Handling of FMD
SCOTLAND, UK - Quick and decisive action was taken by the Scottish Government to minimise the impact on livestock farmers during the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreaks last summer, according to a report published today....
Monday, June 23, 2008
FMD Test Differentiates Vaccinates And Infections
Researchers at Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization’s (CSIRO) animal health lab have developed a new test for foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) that involves no infectious viral material and can differentiate between...
Friday, June 13, 2008
Botswana: Government Suspends FMD Cattle Killings
BOTSWANA - Coordinator of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in Okavango, Dr Moetapele Letshwenyo says that they have suspended their activities in the area until next month or August. ...
Monday, June 09, 2008
Colombia Declares Limited Foot and Mouth Emergency
COLOMBIA - The Colombian Agricultural Institute was cited as saying Colombia had declared a health emergency in the province of North Santander near the Venezuelan border on Thursday after 29 cows were found with foot and mouth disease. ...
Friday, June 06, 2008
Botswana: Government Kills Suspected FMD-Infected Cattle
BOTSWANA - Veterinary officers started killing cattle suspected to be infected with Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) yesterday in the Okavango area, amid complaints by farmers that the exercise will leave them impoverished. ...
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
MAF Biosecurity Endorses UK Animal Health Officials
UK - UK animal health officials have received a ringing endorsement from Barry O'Neil, deputy director general of MAF Biosecurity New Zealand and president of the World Organisation for Animal Health OIE....
Friday, May 23, 2008
USFoot-and-Mouth Plan Used Flawed Study
WASHINGTON — Congressional investigators were cited as concluding in findings obtained by The Associated Press that the Bush administration relied on a flawed study to conclude that research on a highly infectious animal disease could safely be moved...
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Fight Goes on for FMD Pay-Outs
UK - The legal battle for compensation following last year’s foot-and-mouth outbreak is actively continuing behind the scenes, the NFU’s chief legal adviser has reassured farmers. ...
Thursday, May 08, 2008
New On-Farm Quick Test for Foot-and-Mouth
UK - A rapid on-farm test has been developed to detect the foot-and-mouth disease....
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Accidents at U.S. Disease Lab Acknowledged
US - The Homeland Security this week announced that the only ever US laboratory to test the highly-contagious Foot and Mouth disease had experienced several accidents and near outbreaks....
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