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Thursday, May 19, 2011
Israel Reports Three New FMD Outbreaks
ISRAEL - The Israeli veterinary authorities have reported three new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in cattle and sheep....
Thursday, May 12, 2011
FMD Breaks Out in South African Buffaloes
SOUTH AFRICA - The country's veterinary authorities have reported two outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in cattle....
Thursday, May 05, 2011
New Outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease
BOTSWANA - A new outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease hase been reported in Botswana. ...
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Zimbabwe Reports FMD in Cattle
ZIMBABWE - The Zimbabwean veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease at Ingwizi Ranch in the province of Metabeleland South....
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Turkey Moves to Protect Itself from Bulgaria's FMD Outbreak
TURKEY - Turkish regions along the Bulgarian border are taking measures to prevent the spread of food-and-mouth disease from Bulgaria even though the Bulgarian authorities claim the infection came from Turkey....
Thursday, April 21, 2011
S. Korea Reports Additional Case of FMD
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea reported an additional case of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) on Wednesday, a week after the government lowered the alert level for the highly contagious disease by one notch. ...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Botswana Manages to Contain FMD
BOTSWANA - Botswana reports that it has managed to contain foot and outh disease outbreaks in the country. ...
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Farm Animals Die as FMD Compensation is Lagging
BULGARIA - Bulgarian farmers who have been forced to destroy their livestock in an attempt to tackle foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), would be fully compensated for their loss, Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naidenov said on 18 April 2011, reiterating Government...
Four Outbreaks of FMD in Cattle and Swine
NORTH KOREA - The North Korean veterinary authorities have reported four new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in cattle and swine....
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Foot and Mouth Disease Controls Relaxed in KZN
SOUTH AFRICA - Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Peterson has relaxed the movement certain meat products out of the foot and mouth disease (FMD) infected zone in KwaZulu-Natal. ...
Bulgaria Reports One More Outbreak of FMD
BULGARIA - The Bulgarian veterinary authorities have reported yet another outbreak of foot and mouth disease cattle, swine and sheep/goats in Burgas....
Friday, April 08, 2011
China Reports More Foot and Mouth Disease
CHINA - The Chinese veterinary authorities have reported a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Guizhou....
Thursday, April 07, 2011
Ag Minister Takes Responsibility for FMD Pandemic
VIET NAM - In the outbreak of foot and mouth disease that infected over 135,000 cattle heads in 39 provinces, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) yesterday organized a video conference with the provinces hit by the epidemic....
More FMD Outbreaks in Bulgaria
BULGARIA - The Bulgarian veterinary authorities have reported two more outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in buffaloes, cattle, swine and sheep and goats....
Monday, April 04, 2011
Livestock Slaughtered Over Health Scare
BULGARIA - Bulgarian government officials say some 350 farm animals were slaughtered at a village close to the southern border with Turkey as a precaution following an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease....
Bulgarian Farmers to Be Compensated Over FMD
BULGARIA - Farmers in southeast Bulgaria will be receive compensations totaling BGN 2.4 M (EUR 1.2 M) for their livestock destroyed in order to contain the spread of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD)....
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Taiwan Confirms FMD Outbreak
TAIWAN - Taiwan's epidemic prevention authority, on 23 March, confirmed that 999 pigs infected with foot and mouth disease (FMD) have been culled and slaughtered - making this the most serious FMD outbreak in the past three years on Penghu Island....
With FMD Over, New Precautions Unveiled by Govt
SOUTH KOREA - Declaring that the nation’s worst foot-and-mouth outbreak was over, the government announced a new measure to tighten its oversight of the livestock industry last week, requiring farmers to apply for permits to operate cattle and pig farms...
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
New FMD Centre Found in Southeast Bulgaria
BULGARIA - Dr Yordan Voinov will visit Sredetz municipality in the village of Granichar during a routine check of the veterinary team of the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency, where a new outbreak of FMD has been detected. ...
Friday, March 25, 2011
Foot and Mouth Disease Breaks Out in Bulgaria
BULGARIA - The Bulgarian veterinary authorities have reported one new outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in cattle....
S Korea Says FMD Costs Near $2.7 Bln
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea, battling against its worst ever outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease said on Thursday that the crisis has cost nearly 3 trillion won (S$3.42 billion) so far....
Thursday, March 24, 2011
More Foot and Mouth Disease in South Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African veterinary authorities have reported four more outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD). ...
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Foot and Mouth Disease Breaks Out in Russia
RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in cattle, swine and sheep....
Friday, March 11, 2011
Cattle in Israel Affected by FMD
ISRAEL - Dairy cows and fattening calves have been affected by the foot and mouth disease virus, the country's veterinary authorities report....
Wednesday, March 09, 2011
FMD Discovered in Botswana Cattle
BOTSWANA - The country's veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in cattle in the Maun region....
Monday, March 07, 2011
Korea Mulls Permanent FMD Vaccination
SOUTH KOREA - The government is considering regular vaccinations for all livestock every six months for the next three to five years to prevent another outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease....
Friday, March 04, 2011
FAO-OIE Team in North Korea to Help with FMD
NORTH KOREA - A team of animal health specialists from FAO and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has arrived in North Korea to assist veterinary authorities there in responding to outbreaks of Foot-and-Mouth disease among pigs and cattle....
Wednesday, March 02, 2011
Protection Measures Lifted After Implementation Of EU Rules
BULGARIA - Using the new Comitology procedure for the first time, the European Commission decided yesterday to reduce the areas under restriction in Bulgaria due to Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD). ...
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