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One of the nation’s oldest farm groups said Thursday a proposed foot-and-mouth disease research laboratory on the U.S. mainland, near livestock, could be an inviting target for terrorists. Commercial livestock representatives and the Bush
Just when British veterinary authorities were beginning to breathe a little easier, a new case of foot and mouth disease (FMD) has surfaced in Surrey, about 30 miles from the two farms affected during the August outbreak. The Department of
Investigators have determined a pipe at a research laboratory facility in southern England caused last month’s outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), the British Broadcasting Corp. reported Wednesday.
The foot and mouth disease crisis in Britain is easing, the European Union (EU) said Tuesday, adding that its veterinary experts will evaluate measures taken to contain the outbreak of the disease later this week.
Livestock on an English farm that were tested after showing signs of possible Foot and Mouth Disease do not have it, Britain’s chief veterinarian said Saturday. The result strengthens indications that the highly contagious livestock ailment has
The movement of horses to and from the United Kingdom hasn’t been affected by the recent small outbreak of foot and mouth disease at two farms in Surrey in southern England. Providing the correct certification has been completed, overseas-traine
British authorities were testing for a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) Friday, after cattle in a herd grazing several miles away from an initial cluster of cases were suspected of falling ill, raising fears that the virus is
Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is so highly contagious–and such a threat to farm economies–that the United States won’t allow researchers to work with the virus on the mainland. But in Britain, a lab making Foot and Mouth vaccines was located
The U.K.’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) announced today that foot and mouth disease (FMD) has been confirmed on another cattle farm near Surrey. The slaughter of these cattle began yesterday, based on
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