Avian Influenza News

News published on December 5, 2005:

Int’l - No bird flu risk for consumers from properly cooked poultry and eggs, says UN

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...
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FAO - UN
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News published on November 28, 2005:

EU - Import Curbs To Beat Flu Threat

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...
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Farming Life
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News published on November 23, 2005:

Int’l - EU lifts bird flu ban on S. Africa ostrich imports

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. ...
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Reuters
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News published on October 31, 2005:

Int’l - Yemen finds Newcastle disease, no bird flu-officials

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. ...
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Reuters
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News published on October 26, 2005:

UK - DuPont™ Virkon® S proven highly effective against the H5N1 Avian Influenza Virus

DuPont™ Virkon® S, the world's premier veterinary disinfectant, recognised by governments worldwide as a disinfectant of choice for the Emergency Disease Control of Avian Influenza, has now been independently p...
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DuPont Animal Health Solutions
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287 0
News published on October 24, 2005:

India - International Poultry Council formed to fight bird flu menace

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. ...
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New Kerala
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News published on October 21, 2005:

UK - Poultry to be registered in fight against bird flu

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. From next month,...
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Reuters
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News published on October 11, 2005:

EU - Italian poultry sales slump on fears over bird flu

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...
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Forbes
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News published on October 5, 2005:

Int’l - Australia to host bird flu summit

Australia will host a regional summit on bird flu later this month to examine whether Asia-Pacific nations can cope with an outbreak of the deadly virus. Disaster management co-ordinators from 21 countries w...
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The Advertiser
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News published on October 3, 2005:

Philippines - Asian agriculture ministers agree to fight bird flu

Southeast Asia's agriculture ministers endorsed a regional plan Friday, Sept. 30, to combat avian influenza and pledged to cooperate with international agencies in stamping out the menace -- a move they hope wi...
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Poultry Today
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