Foot and Mouth Disease


U.K. Foot and Mouth Disease Epidemic Officially Over

The United Kingdom has regained its status as a foot and mouth disease (FMD)-free country at an international meeting of veterinarians in Paris, France, in January. The official statement was made Jan. 22 by the U.K.’s Department of Environment,

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Disease Hampers Britain’s Horse Movement

Representatives from 27 British equine organizations met in London on March 1 to discuss the potential for spread of foot and mouth disease (FMD), which affects only cloven-hooved animals. The disease was discovered in pigs at a slaughterhouse i

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European Disease Affects Slaughter Industry

Concerns over mad cow disease and the resurgence of foot and mouth disease in Europe has had a devastating effect on the European beef cattle industry, and has brought about an increased demand for horse meat. Mad cow disease has created fears

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Where Are We Now?

The foot and mouth (FMD) outbreak in Great Britain started on Feb. 21, 2001. Immediately, virtually all equestrian enterprises stopped in sympathy for the farming community. This affected all sporting and recreational activity including, for the

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Texas Prepares for Foot and Mouth

What would happen if foot and mouth disease (FMD) ran rampant in the United States? If it happened, it likely would be in Texas, which has the highest density of cattle in the United States. Texas regulatory veterinarians and agency

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An attentive audience gathered to learn more about foot and mouth disease (FMD), West Nile virus (WNV), and equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) from experts on Friday, April 27, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. Peter Timoney,

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Update On Foot and Mouth Recommendations

Release from Great Britain’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food (MAFF)

5 June 2001

Advice for horse owners during the foot and mouth outbreak

Though horses are not susceptible to infection by

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Burghley Will Go On Despite Foot And Mouth Concerns

Tickets have gone on sale for Europe’s only four-star three-day event in 2001, the Burghley Pedigree Horse Trials, Stamford, Lincs, to be held Aug. 30-Sept. 2 in spite of the foot and mouth disease outbreak. The Badminton three-day event was

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Foot and Mouth Disrupts Activities

The current outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in Europe has severely disrupted movement of horses among countries in Europe, and exports to the United States and other overseas countries. The highly contagious disease of cloven-hoofed

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The Latest From Experts on FMD, EPM, and WNV

The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care will conduct a free seminar for horse owners and industry professionals addressing EPM, West Nile, and Foot and Mouth disease concerns. The seminar will be Friday, April 27, 2001, at the

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Certification of Disinfections for Tack Trunks/Containers

Certification of Disinfection for Tack Trunks/Containers

Identification of Tack Trunk/Container

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In The News: A Free Seminar For Horse Owners

A free seminar for horse owners and industry leaders about the latest on EPM, West Nile, and Foot and Mouth Disease will be presented Friday, April 27, 2001 at the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor’s Information Center from 5-7 pm. The seminar will

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USDA Alert

Effective immediately and until further notice all importation of live swine and ruminants from the European Union (EU) and other countries affected with foot and mouth disease (FMD) will not be allowed entry into the

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