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Anthrax Outbreak Reported in Odessa

  • 16 Oct 09:26

Anthrax Outbreak Reported in Odessa Dr Andrii Zhuk, First Deputy Head of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Production, has reported an outbreak of Anthrax in Odessa. The outbreak initially started on 29 September and was confirmed on 3 October after abacteriological examination was carried out at theOdessa Regional State Laboratory of State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection, after which an immediate notification was sent to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on 5 October. One head of cattle was found infected by the bacillus anthracis strain and was killed and disposed of. The OIE reports that several measures have been applied to prevent. Read more...

Russia and Iran to Invest in Livestock Vaccine Production

  • 9 Jul 15:03

Russia and Iran to Invest in Livestock Vaccine Production A livestock vaccine production unit will be built in Semnan Province in cooperation with Russia, director general of the province’s veterinary organization said. Mohammad Saeedi added that €10 million worth of investment are required to carry out the project, 25 per cent of which will be provided by the Russian side,Mehr News Agencyreported. According toFinancial Tribune, he said:"We plan to start constructing the vaccine production unit in the current [Iranian] year (March 2018-19) and it is estimated that the project will come on stream within three years." He also added that the production unit will create 100 direct and. Read more...

FMD Outbreak Reported in Russian Cattle Farm

  • 15 Feb 11:20

FMD Outbreak Reported in Russian Cattle Farm Dr Evgeny Nepoklonov, Vice-minister at the Ministry of Agriculture in Moscow has reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease at a farm located in Zabaykalsky Krai, affecting cattle. The outbreak reportedly started on 1 February and later confirmed on 9 February after areverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test was carried out at theAll-Russian Research Institute for Animal Health (FGBI-ARRIAH), reference laboratory for the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). The OIE received an immediate notification on Monday, 12 February, stating that the causal agent was found to be the FMD virus, serotype O. According to the report received, 85. Read more...

Morocco Gives Green Light to Russian Beef Imports

  • 31 Jan 09:06

Morocco Gives Green Light to Russian Beef Imports The Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance announced on Saturday that Moroccan authorities have approved the import of Russia’s beef products. According toMorocco World News, an official statement read: "The Kingdom of Morocco will open its market to Russian beef and beef products, which will help increase the volume of trade between the two countries." The approval came after a Moroccan delegation of the National Office for the Sanitary Safety of Food Products (ONSSA) visited Russian meat companies "to ensure compliance with veterinary and sanitary standards in Morocco." "The volume of bilateral trade should. Read more...

Over 1M Vaccines to be Acquired for Prophylactics of Cattle Diseases

  • 11 Jan 11:15

Over 1M Vaccines to be Acquired for Prophylactics of Cattle Diseases Over 1 million vaccines will be acquired for prophylactics of diseases among animals in Atyrau region, reports the regional communications service.KazTAGreports thatvaccination will commence in February. According to the veterinary department of agriculture administration, this year, 1.79 million vaccines will be acquired for prophylactic animals in the region. Cattle must be vaccinated for a number of diseases including nodular dermatitis, herpes, brucellosis, bird flu and other dangerous viruses. First doses will be sent to Kyzylkoginsk district for prophylactics of brucellosis. No facts of dangerous diseases among cattle have been. Read more...

Belarusian Companies Authorised to Supply Beef to China

  • 14 Dec 09:16

Belarusian Companies Authorised to Supply Beef to China Belarus has become the first country in the CIS and 13th in the world that have been authorized to supply beef to the Chinese market, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Embassy in China. According toBelTA, Belarus' Agriculture and Food Minister Leonid Zayats met with the head of the Chinese General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine Zhi Shuping in Beijing on 12 December. Following the meeting it was announced that two Belarusian meat processing plant got authorized to supply beef to the market of the Chinese People's Republic. "These are OAO Veles-Meat and OAO Mogilev Meat Packing Plant," the diplomatic. Read more...

Ukraine's Animal Feeding Stuff Gets Approval for Export to China

  • 29 Nov 08:54

Ukraine's Animal Feeding Stuff Gets Approval for Export to China Ukraine has been approved to export sunflower meals and sugar beet pulp to China, State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection said in a statement on Monday. According to the statement, China's General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine has approved seven Ukrainian companies for sunflower meals deliveries and two Ukrainian companies for sugar beet pulp supplies. Sunflower meals and sugar beet pulp are widely used as valuable feed for farm animals, especially for beef cattle and chicken. This year, China has allowed beef imports from Ukraine and increased the list of certified Ukrainian dairy suppliers from. Read more...

New Biosafety Point for Cattle Opens in Eastern Georgia

  • 31 Oct 11:01

A new biosafety point has opened in Georgia’s eastern region of Kakheti to make sure livestock and cattle are safe from infectious diseases.With the opening of the biosafety point in Kvareli, the region now has three such points in total including Sighnaghi and Dedoplistskaro opened earlier this year. Farmers can use the various services of the biosafety points free of charge,Agendareports. Veterinarians from the National Food Agency will monitor the entire process that includes special disinfection facilities, baths, water reservoirs, quarantine zones and other services. Biosafety points aim at making sure sheep, cows and other cattle are inspected,. Read more...

Armenia, FAO Expanding Cooperation in Food Safety, Cattle Breeding

  • 19 Oct 11:44

Armenia, FAO Expanding Cooperation in Food Safety, Cattle Breeding The Armenian agriculture ministry and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will sign a new agreement to expand their cooperation, Iganti Araqelyan, Armenian agriculture minister, told journalists on Wednesday. "Armenia became a member of FAO in 1993 and a huge job has been done since then," he said. "The agreement will make it possible to speed up investments under programs and implement large-scale projects with the FAO support." According toARKA News Agency, the minister pointed out cattle breeding, veterinary and food safety as to-priority grounds for cooperation. "Already now we are implementing important. Read more...

Eastern Europe faces disease risk, warns FAO

  • 29 Sep 09:02

Eastern Europe faces disease risk, warns FAO Eastern Europe and the Balkans risk outbreaks of a deadly cattle disease if they fail to step up cow vaccinations, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). FAO has called for broader cattle vaccination to keep lumpy skin disease at bay in Eastern Europe and the Balkans, especially in areas where the risk is the highest. In a position paper published this week,FAOwarned that even countries that have not been affected by lumpy skin disease so far but are considered at risk need to carry out risk-based vaccination to avert the spread of the disease, which can have devastating consequences for farmers,. Read more...