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Thursday, December 22, 2011
Taiwan Culls 1,000 Pigs in FMD Outbreak
TAIWAN - Taiwanese authorities said earlier today that they had slaughtered nearly 1,000 pigs following the island's worst outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in more than 14 years. ...
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Senators Concerned over FMD Virus
AUSTRALIA - A Senate inquiry has voiced "serious concerns" about Australia's ability to respond quickly to an outbreak of the highly contagious livestock virus, foot-and-mouth disease....
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Pig with FMD Symptoms at Taiwan Slaughterhouse
TAIWAN - Dr Kwo-Ching Huang, Chief Veterinary Officer and Deputy Director General of the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine Council of agriculture, reported one pigs with symptoms of FMD – later confirmed – at an abattoir...
Friday, December 09, 2011
Step Forward In FMD Understanding
UK - Scientists have discovered a mechanism they believe may play a key role in the spread of foot-and-mouth disease in animals....
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
FMD Rumbles on in Eastern Turkey
TURKEY - Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) continues to cause intermittent problems in endemic regions. Of particular concern is Turkey, where FMD is continually being reported from the Asian side of the country, and Paraguay, where an outbreak has resulted...
Monday, November 28, 2011
OIE: Outbreak Of FMD Reported
TAJIKISTAN - An outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has been reported to the OIE by Mr Mulodjon Amirbekov, Head, Main Board of Veterinary Service, Ministry of Agriculture, DUSHANBE, Tajikistan. ...
Thursday, November 24, 2011
FMD Report Alarms Australian Pork Industry
AUSTRALIA - A review of Australia's preparation for foot and mouth disease has found an outbreak might not be detected early and could spread quickly....
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
S. Korea Reports Suspected Case of FMD
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - A suspected case of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) was reported at a farm in Cheongsong, about 285 kilometers southeast of Seoul, the government said Tuesday....
Monday, November 07, 2011
FMD Breaks Out in Penghu Island
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in an official animal quarantine establishment in Penghu....
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Suspected FMD Case Reported in Andong
SOUTH KOREA - A suspected case of foot-and-mouth disease was reported at a cattle farm in Andong, North Gyeongsang Province in southeastern South Korea, on Thursday, the provincial government said....
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
One New FMD Outbreak in China
CHINA - A new outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), affecting cattle and sheep/goats, has been reported to the OIE by the Chinese veterinary authorities. ...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Report Shows Southern Africa FMD Control Failings
AFRICA - The results of a CORUS (cooperation for academic and scientific research) project on foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in southern Africa has revealed many failings in the control of the disease and suggests several recommendations....
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
OIE: Further FMD Cases Reported In Tibet
TIBET, CHINA - Following the recent Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak in Tibet, China, a further outbreak has occurred in the Linzhi region, Tibet....
Friday, September 30, 2011
Foot-and-Mouth Disease Prompts Korean Pork Imports
SOUTH KOREA - With domestic hog production reduced 28.6 per cent (January-to-July) because of foot-and-mouth disease losses, the South Korean government is stimulating pork imports with a duty-free Tariff Rate Quota. ...
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Argentina Runs FMD Control Measures
ARGENTINA - The Argentine National Health and Food Quality Service (SENASA) has announced it has been running different preventive measures in the country in the face of the FMD outbreak in the Republic of Paraguay. ...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Inovio Pharmaceuticals Assesses FMD Vaccine
US - Inovio Pharmaceuticals has entered into a collaboration with the US Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate, Plum Island Animal Disease Centre, to assess Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) synthetic vaccines' potential to help...
Monday, September 26, 2011
OIE: FMD Outbreak In Botswana
BOTSWANA - An outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) has been reported to the OIE by Dr Kgoseitsile Phillemon-Motsu, Director, Department of Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture , Gaborone, Botswana....
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Beef Exports Halted After FMD Detection
PARAGUAY - Paraguay ordered an immediate ban on beef exports after detecting foot-and-mouth disease (FMD)in the rural farming district of San Pedro. ...
Monday, September 19, 2011
Foot and Mouth Outbreak Reported
PARAGUAY - An outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease (FMD) was reported to OIE by Dr Hugo Federico Idoyaga Benitez, Director General of SENACSA, San Lorenzo, Paraguay....
Wednesday, September 07, 2011
FMD Found In Cattle In Tibet
TIBET, CHINA - Cattle in southwest Tibet autonomous region were found with foot-and-mouth disease, the country's Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) revealed....
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Scotland's Stronger Defences Against FMD
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland is in a stronger position to deal effectively with any outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the future, a new report finds....
Thursday, August 25, 2011
India Loses INR180 Billion from FMD in Cattle
INDIA - India loses INR180 billion annually due to foot and mouth disease (FMD) in cattle and livestock....
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Cattle in East Kazakhstan Affected by FMD
KAZAKHSTAN - The Kazakhstani veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in cattle and sheep....
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Two FMD Outbreaks in Taiwan; Situation Resolved
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported two new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease at pig farms in Taipei and Tainan cities. ...
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Risk Analysis Evaluating Japan's FMD Status
US & JAPAN - The US Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) yesterday released a risk analysis concerning the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) status of Japan and the risk of susceptible animals and animal products...
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
S Korea To Produce FMD Vaccine In 2012
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will produce vaccines for foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) next year to protect livestock after the country suffered the worst outbreak of the disease earlier this year, a government agency said Tuesday. ...
Friday, July 22, 2011
China Reports Outbreak Of FMD In Guizhou
CHINA - There was an outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease in cattle, pigs, sheep and goats in Guizhou province last week. ...
Friday, July 08, 2011
Israel Reports Two New FMD Outbreaks
ISRAEL - The Israeli veterinary authorities have reported two news outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Hazafon....
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