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28 May 2015
Argentina Calls for Recognition of Role of Small Producers
ARGENTINA - As part of the opening of the 83rd World Assembly of Delegates of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)...
France Negligible Risk of BSE
FRANCE - France has been classified as a country with "negligible risk" from BSE....
20 May 2015
Unsafe Pork Blocked from Entering Ukraine
RUSSIA - State inspectors from Rosselkhoznador have blocked an attempt to import a large batch of potentially dangerous pig...
19 May 2015
Third of People at Risk from Campylobacter Food Poisoning
UK - New figures from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) show that up to a third of the population could contract food poisoning...
18 May 2015
EU Announces New Scientific Advice Body
EU - The European Commission (EC) has announced that a new scientific advice body will be set up, so that Europe has timely...
US Shows Progress in Reducing Some Foodborne Infections
US - Rates of infection from a serious form of E. coli and one of the more common Salmonella serotypes fell in the US last...
Combatting Global Rise in Antibiotic Resistance
GERMANY - The German Federal Cabinet has approved the new German Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy (DART 2020)....
13 May 2015
Award for 2 Sisters’ Work on Campylobacter
UK - Poultry and food processor, 2 Sisters Food Group has won industry praise for its work in controlling Campylobactor....
11 May 2015
Ecuador Bans US Poultry on Bird Flu Fears
ECUADOR - Ecuador has banned imports of all poultry products from the United States....
06 May 2015
Canada Updates E.coli Policy
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has revised its policy to control E. coli in raw beef products....
05 May 2015
Huge Livestock, Crop Losses Expected After Nepal Earthquake
NEPAL - The recent earthquake in Nepal has very likely caused high livestock and crop losses, impacting heavily on food security....
01 May 2015
Call for US Chicken Farmers to Improve Welfare, Cut Antibiotic Use
US - Leading animal welfare and food safety groups are urging the poultry meat industry to reduce antibiotics responsibly,...
USDA Finds Salmonella Falls in Poultry Meat Plants
US - Test results from the USDA show reductions in the prevalence of Salmonella in chicken plants and another zero-positive...
29 April 2015
US Bird Flu Outbreak Limited Impact on Prices
US - Avian influenza continues to march through the upper Midwest with USDA reporting confirmed cases in six more flocks...
28 April 2015
Livestock Identification and Recording Vital for Food Security
AFRICA – Sub-Saharan African countries have adopted a declaration on animal identification and recording, a move that is...
Chinese Inspectors Visit Northern Ireland Pork Processors
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Chinese veterinary authorities are to visit Northern Ireland as part of moves to open up the market...
24 April 2015
Bird Flu Fears Hit Chicken Sales in City, Not Rural Telengana
INDIA - Chicken sales in Hyderabad are reported to be down as much as 80 per cent as consumers are fearful of recent outbreaks...
21 April 2015
Indian Buffalo Meat Companies Inspected for Expor
RUSSIA - Russian veterinary inspectors are visiting India this week to assess meat plants interested in exporting buffalo...
20 April 2015
New Replacement for 'Freedom Food' Label
UK - The new RSPCA Assured label will replace 'Freedom Food' from next month, giving members greater value, according to...
Russians Block Canadian Poultry Meat over Bird Flu
RUSSIA - Russian food safety authorities have placed temporary restrictions on the import of live poultry and poultry products...
 
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