Avian Influenza News
News published on February 27, 2006:
The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association has signed an agreement with ACDI/VOCA to provide technical assistance regarding the recent highly pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) outbreaks internationally.
The two org...
U.S. Poultry & Egg Association
News published on February 23, 2006:
The French Ministry of Agriculture announced the intention to vaccinate outdoor ducks against Avian Influenza in three western parts of France (Landes, Loire atlantique and Vendée).
The French Ministry sees ...
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News published on December 5, 2005:
Chicken and other poultry are safe to eat if cooked properly, according to a joint statement by FAO and the World Health Organization (WHO) issued to national food safety authorities. However, no birds from flo...
News published on November 28, 2005:
Member States have endorsed a number of European Commission decisions on import restrictions and biosecurity measures currently in place against the risk of Avian Influenza, at the Standing Committee on the Foo...
News published on November 23, 2005:
The European Union has lifted its import ban on ostriches and their meat from South Africa and is satisfied that avian influenza is no longer present in the country, the EU's Official Journal said on Friday.
News published on October 31, 2005:
Yemen has identified Newcastle disease, common among fowl but harmless to humans, as the cause of chicken deaths which have prompted public fears of a possible bird flu outbreak, officials said on Saturday.
News published on October 26, 2005:
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News published on October 24, 2005:
International Poultry Council (IPC) -- a global poultry association -- has been formed to fight bird flu worldwide and help poultry industries cooperate with each other to resolve issues that affect them all.
News published on October 21, 2005:
The government plans to launch a national register of poultry businesses which a farmers' spokesman said on Friday would enable authorities to tackle any future outbreak of bird flu swiftly.
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News published on October 11, 2005:
Italian poultry sales have dropped by 30 to 40 pct in recent days over fears of bird flu, after the disease was detected in poultry in Turkey and Romania, the Italian farmers' confederation said.
'It's a ve...