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USA: Low-pathogenic avian influenza found in Idaho flock

Boise (ISDA) – The Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) Bureau of Animal Industries is investigating a confirmed detection of a low-pathogenic avian influenza virus (LPAI) at a southwestern Idaho gamebird farm. It is NOT the highly pathogenic H5N1 virus that has spread through birds in Asia, Europe and Africa. LPAI often is found in […]

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Pathogen that Causes Disease in Cattle Also Associated with Crohn’s Disease: Research Urgently Needed to Evaluate Potential Risks to Humans

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The 29th World Veterinary Congress calls on veterinarians to take more action

Vancouver, Canada (OIE) – Some 3000 participants attended the 29 th World Veterinary Congress which took place this year in Vancouver ( Canada ) from 27-31 July 2008. World renowned scientists in animal production, animal health and welfare gathered at this major event along with rural and urban veterinary practitioners, representatives from the public Veterinary […]

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EU: EFSA recommends Member States carry out analyses on life patterns of bluetongue virus vectors

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UK: Koi Herpesvirus Disease outbreaks confirmed

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UK: Avian influenza – Final epidemiology report published

London (DEFRA) – Defra has today published a final epidemiology report into the Avian Influenza outbreak confirmed in Oxfordshire on 4 June. The report concludes that at the time of writing (2 July) infection was confined to a single premise, and there is no evidence of infection on any contact or geographically close premises, or […]

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USA: AVMA Testifies on Antimicrobial Resistance Before Senate Committee

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AVMA) — The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) testified today (June 24, 2008) before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, addressing the preventative use of antimicrobials in food animals and reiterating the necessity of antibiotic use in livestock for ensuring food safety. Dr. Lyle P. Vogel, AVMA’s assistant executive […]

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Animals delivered to war-affected farmers in Southern Lebanon

Rome/Beirut (FAO) – Farmers in Southern Lebanon are receiving the first batch of 200 cows and 1 600 goats to help them recover from losses of livestock during the war in July and August 2006, FAO announced today. The delivery is part of a first phase FAO emergency project to assist poor farmers affected by […]

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EU: Commission adopts single passport and matching chip for horses and other equidae

Brussels (EU) – The European Commission adopted a Regulation that will help improve the health of horses, donkeys and other members of the “equine” family, as it creates a better and clearer identification system. All equidae will now have to acquire their individual passports within six months after their birth. At the same time, when […]

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Hong Kong: Government responds on avian influenza case

Hong Kong (aho) – In light of the presence of H5N1 avian influenza virus in environmental samples taken from Po On Road Market in Sham Shui Po during regular surveillance earlier, the Government has adopted special measures promptly to protect public health, a spokesman for the Food and Health Bureau said today (June 9). “We […]

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Hong Kong finds H5N1 bird flu in poultry market

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UK: AI outbreak in Oxfordshire: H7N7

London (DEFRA) – Chief Veterinary Officer Nigel Gibbens has today confirmed that the strain of Avian Influenza found on the premises near Banbury in Oxfordshire is highly pathogenic H7N7. Preliminary analysis also indicates that this H7N7 strain is likely to be related to viruses which have occasionally been detected in domestic poultry and wild birds […]

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UK: Avian Influenza confirmed in free-range egg laying hens in Oxfordshire

London (aho) – Following further laboratory results, the Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed that the strain of H7 Avian Influenza present in laying hens at the farm in Banbury (Oxfordshire) is highly pathogenic. Further laboratory tests are in progress to identify the N type and possible relationships with previously identified viruses. A detailed epidemiological investigation […]

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Arkansas: Tyson hen flock shows H7N3 AI antibodies

Springdale (aho) – Tyson Foods Inc., the second largest U.S. chicken producer, on Tuesday said that a flock of breeder hens (15,000 animals) at the farm of one of its contract poultry producers in northwest Arkansas has been exposed to a low pathogenic strain of avian influenza (AI). Preliminary tests on the flock indicate the […]

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UK: Avian Influenza H7 confirmed in Oxfordshire

London (DEFRA) – The Chief Veterinary Officer, Nigel Gibbens, has today confirmed Avian Influenza in chickens on premises near Banbury in Oxfordshire after preliminary tests were positive for the H7 strain. All birds on the premises will be slaughtered as a precautionary measure. Laboratory testing continues and results which will allow confirmation of whether the […]

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Germany awards CZV the supply of bluetongue vaccine

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UK: Getting tough on irresponsible dog owners

London (DEFRA) – The law on dangerous dogs will today be spelt out by Lord Rooker, Minister for Sustainable Food, Farming and Animal Health at the RSPCA Conference on Dogs. Lord Rooker is publishing a Defra leaflet which provides clear, concise and accessible information regarding the law on dogs which are dangerously out of control […]

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EFSA publishes EU-wide survey on Salmonella levels in turkeys

Parma (EFSA) – The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a survey on Salmonella levels detected on commercial turkey farms across the European Union in 2006-2007. The full range of Salmonella types were estimated on average to be present in almost one third of turkey flocks reared for human consumption (30.7%) and in 13.6% […]

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Senator Edward M. Kennedy on antibiotic use in food supply

Press Release WASHINGTON, DC—Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, issued the following statement in response the release of the Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production report on public health aspects of antimicrobial use in food animals. “The Pew Commission report makes clear that strict controls are needed […]

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UK: First batch of Bluetongue vaccine delivered

London (DEFRA) – Environment Secretary Hilary Benn today announced that the first batch of Bluetongue vaccine, ordered from Intervet last year, is being released to wholesalers and is ready for distribution to the Protection Zones in England. The first batch of one million doses of the vaccine is now available in 20-dose bottles. A larger […]

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