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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2007
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Washington — An additional $35 million in emergency funding is available for the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) bovine tuberculosis (TB) eradication program.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 13, 2007
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London - 8/13/2007 - The outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in southern England could be contained by the end of the week, but farmers must remain cautious to ensure no further cases, says a top British microbiologist.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 10, 2007
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Indianapolis - 8/10/2007 - While the United Kingdom battles the latest outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, veterinarians in the United States are urging additional precautions to keep the nation disease-free.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 10, 2007
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London - 8/10/2007 - Despite a possible new case of foot-and-mouth disease just miles from the original one several days ago, British health officials believe they have the situation confined to a small area of southwest England.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 06, 2007
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London - 8/6/07 - Along with a growing list of countries, the European Union blocked British beef exports amid a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak. British public health officials vowed its response has been swift as they seek to contain the outbreak.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 03, 2007
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Washington, D.C. - 7/3/07 - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) signed the first U.S./European agreement for assessing food safety risk. This is the first formal international cooperative agreement EFSA has signed and the first formal step in cooperation between the two bodies.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2007
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Washington — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is working to establish a voluntary trichinae-certification program for U.S. pork.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2007
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Washington — After a risk evaluation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is amending its regulations to add the Mexi can state of Nayarit to the list of regions considered to be free of classical swine fever (CSF).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Brussels, Belgium — The European Union Commission is funding a study to determine whether animal bonemeal should be allowed back into the diet of farm animals for the first time since a 2000 ban was implemented in response to an incurable disease that attacks the brain.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2007
Watch out for plant toxicity during drought conditions.