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31 October 2014
Swedish Study Reignites Milk Nutrition Debate
GLOBAL – Dairy industry experts have again defended milk’s nutritional value after a Swedish study linked milk consumption...
New EU Rules on Trichinella Testing
UK - A new testing regime comes in at the end of this month as part of EU control on trichinella....
30 October 2014
Compliance Guide Released for RTC Poultry Chilling Requirements
US – The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a new compliance guide for poultry meat processors outlining...
29 October 2014
US Pig Skin Market Restored to China
CHINA - China has agreed to resume imports of US pig and sow skins to the mainland, according to the US Hide, Skin and Leather...
23 October 2014
APHIS Adjusts BSE Sampling Protocols
US - The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Veterinary Services has stopped collecting samples from...
Russia Extends EU Food Import Ban on Safety Grounds
RUSSIA - The Russian veterinary and food safety authority Rosselkhoznadzor has announced the introduction of temporary restrictions...
22 October 2014
Russia Most Active in WTO over Animal Health and Food Safety
ANALYSIS - In just over two years since joining the World Trade Organization in August 2012, Russia has become one of the...
Beef Recalled over Anthrax Scare
EU - The Dutch food safety authority NVWA has recalled a batch of beef from the market over fears that it is contaminated...
Belarus Calms Fears over African Swine Fever
BELARUS - Authorities in Belarus have declared the situation over African swine fever in the country is safe after Russia...
Thai Pork Plants Approved to Export to Russia
RUSSIA - Following inspections, one slaughterhouse and one meat packing firm in Thailand have been approved to export pork...
20 October 2014
ADB, Japan Support South Asia Push to End Spread of Livestock Disease
ASIA - A new $2 million grant from the Asia Development Bank is to support South Asia’s push to slow the spread of livestock...
10 October 2014
Danish Antibiotic Use in Animals Increasing
DENMARK - The use of antibiotics in animals in Denmark continued to increase in 2013 – mainly due to an increased usage...
06 October 2014
Russia Sees Increase in Pig Meat Smuggling from EU
RUSSIA - Since Russia imposed its ban on imports of pork from the EU because of the discovery of the disease in Lithuania,...
01 October 2014
Responsible Use of Antibiotics Focus of Animal Health Week
CANADA - The role played by vets in keeping animals, and, in turn, humans, healthy through the appropriate use of antibiotics...
29 September 2014
E.coli Alerts over Beef Trimmings
US - A Texas beef processors is recalling approximately 23,100 pounds of Beef Trimmings products that may be contaminated...
22 September 2014
How Effective Are Live Vaccines against Salmonella?
UK - A research team from Cambridge University has‘barcoded’ the bacteria to see where in the body they go and how they...
17 September 2014
Growing Concerns over Liver Fluke Impact
ANALYSIS - Changing climates and higher rainfall in the UK are seeing the spread of parasitic pest that are costing the beef,...
15 September 2014
Concerns Raised over Future Safety of UK Food Imports
ANALYSIS - Concern is rising in the UK over the safety of imported meat and food products after funding for non-statutory...
09 September 2014
Second Salmonella Outbreak Linked Across Europe
EU - The European Food Safety Authority and The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control are investigating a second...
05 September 2014
Poultry Industry Hits Back at Newspaper Criticisms
UK - The British poultry sector has hit back at criticisms the industry contained in a national newspaper written by two...
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