RIFT VALLEY FEVER EXPLAINED

Rift Valley Fever What is Rift Valley fever? Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an acute, fever-causing viral disease that affects domestic animals (such as cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, and camels) and humans. RVF is most commonly associated with mosquito-borne epidemics...

Ireland-Aujesky’s Disease eradicated

Ireland: Aujeszky’s Disease Practically Eradicated Source: Feedinfo News Service (dated 01/03/2010) March 1 2010 – Irish minister for agriculture, fisheries and food, Brendan Smith has announced Aujeszky’s Disease is almost eradicated from the country....

China FMD Detection

China: Foot & Mouth Detected in Pigs Source: World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) (dated 01/03/2010) Information received on 01/03/2010 from Dr Zhang Zhongqui, Deputy Director General , China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Beijing, China...

Canadian Pork Back in China?

Canadian Pork to Reappear Shortly in Chinese Stores Source: Feedinfo News Service (dated 02/03/2010) March 2 2010 – Export development agency Canada Pork International expects Canadian pork to begin appearing in Chinese grocery stores shortly, it has said. Last...