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Cattle Industry News By Category: Biosecurity

12 May 2022
University of Vermont launches foreign animal disease survey
The survey will gather behavioural attitudes to biosecurity...
09 May 2022
Canada invests over $3 mln to improve livestock disease preparedness
Animal Health Canada and Swine Innovation Porc will receive the funding ...
20 April 2022
Bacterial battle: How protective cultures can protect us from food-borne pathogens in cheese
This is one of the first studies helping give cheese producers more tools to keep their products safe...
04 February 2022
Two Indonesian villages declared anthrax red zones after cattle deaths
Seven cattle and one goat have tested positive...
31 January 2022
US NCBA Convention underway this week in Houston, Texas
The 2022 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show is a few short days away in Houston, and the agenda includes speakers ranging from sports heroes to global leaders. ...
17 January 2022
NCBA backs WOTUS recommendations from US EPA
On Friday, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) announced support for a report issued by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Advisory Committee (FRRCC)....
04 January 2022
Scotland's detector dogs stop importation of animal diseases
The new dog squad will help stop the introduction of exotic animal diseases such as African swine fever and foot and mouth disease...
02 November 2021
Second stage of Brazil's campaign against FMD started Nov 1
The second stage of Brazil's national vaccination campaign against foot-and-mouth disease in 2021 started November 1st, according to the Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture. ...
01 November 2021
Vitamin D supplement may enhance dairy cows’ immune health
New research in the Journal of Dairy Science explores possible genetic effects of dietary supplementation with vitamin D to support cows’ immune function....
29 October 2021
EFSA explores AMR risks in animal transport
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is researching the risks antimicrobial resistant bacteria spreading during animal transport. ...
19 October 2021
How farmers can tackle listeriosis
Clare Holmes from Northern Ireland's Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) has written a synopsis explaining the infection path of Listeria and how farmers can keep the infection at bay. ...
18 October 2021
UK food industry voices support for new farm antibiotic database
The UK food industry has welcomed a call to action to UK cattle vets to spearhead uptake of a national dataset for farm antibiotic use. ...
15 October 2021
Germany reports atypical BSE case in a cow
The Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has confirmed a case of atypical BSE on 14 October in Germany....
14 October 2021
EU to propose easing checks on British trade to Northern Ireland
The European Commission will put to Britain a package of measures to ease the transit of goods to Northern Ireland, while stopping short of the overhaul London is demanding of post-Brexit trading rules for the province....
06 October 2021
UK dairy farmers prepare for December Action Johne’s deadline
Following a successful third year of implementation of the National Johne’s Management Plan, the industry is gearing up to collect 2021 declaration forms ahead of the December deadline....
01 October 2021
Research from Pirbright Institute sheds light on FMDv in African buffalo
New research from Pirbright and other academic partners investigates the persistence and continued circulation of highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease virus in African buffalo. ...
24 September 2021
Namibia identifies new strain of FMD
Namibia has detected a novel strain of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in its cattle herd....
23 September 2021
Single case of BSE identified on a farm in Somerset, UK
The UK's Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has confirmed a single case of classical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) on a farm in Somerset. ...
16 September 2021
Saudi Arabia bans beef imports from Brazilian meatpackers
Saudi Arabia has suspended beef imports from some Brazilian meatpackers after detection of two atypical cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) earlier this month, according to Brazil's Agriculture Ministry....
02 September 2021
Brazil investigates suspected case of mad cow disease
Brazil’s agriculture ministry said on 1 September that it is investigating a suspected case of mad cow disease....
27 August 2021
US proposes increased zoonotic disease surveillance as part of American Rescue Plan
The USDA has unveiled a proposed framework to overhaul surveillance for viruses like SARS-CoV-2 and other emerging zoonotic diseases and build an early warning system....
20 August 2021
UK moves one step closer towards controlling bovine TB after expanding advisory service
A significant step forward has been made to reduce the spread of TB with the expansion of a service offering farmers free biosecurity advice to protect their herds....
19 August 2021
GPS monitoring could help with disease intervention and prevention
A new study from Tanzania finds that using GPS to monitor cattle herds can facilitate targeted interventions that could reduce the burden of livestock diseases. ...
22 July 2021
China bans cattle imports from Laos to prevent skin disease
China's customs said on Thursday 22 July it has banned the import of cattle and cattle products from Laos to prevent spread of lumpy skin disease....
02 July 2021
OIE celebrates 10 years since eradicating rinderpest
The OIE and iD4D are emphasizing the value of vaccines at it marks the global eradication of rinderpest ten years ago. ...
21 June 2021
EFSA research sheds light on the sources of AMR in food production
New research from the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) suggests that fertilizers and feed are among the leading sources of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in food production. ...
09 June 2021
Crackdown on livestock worrying in England and Wales
New measures to crack down on livestock worrying are to be introduced in England and Wales through the Kept Animals Bill introduced to Parliament on 8 June. ...
02 June 2021
OIE recognizes Canada as having negligible risk for BSE
Minister Bibeau has welcomed the announcement that Canada is at negligible risk for BSE, saying that Canada has a strong and safe beef production system. ...
 
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