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Less Lethal Form of Bird Flu Found at Missouri Farm

Wall Street Journal - ‎18 hours ago‎
Federal officials said 39,000 turkeys have been destroyed following the discovery of a low-grade form of avian flu at a farm in Missouri.

France Bans Foie Gras for Three Months Amid Bird Flu Fears

Newsweek - ‎4 hours ago‎
French authorities have outlawed the production of foie gras—fattened duck or goose liver—for three months amid concerns of an imminent bird flu epidemic. A virulent strain of the deadly virus was detected on a farm in Dordogne, in southwestern ...
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France bans foie gras for three months over bird flu scare

The Independent - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Producers of foie gras have said they will lose millions of euros as France introduces a three-month ban on production. The measure, which has been prompted by a bird flu scare, means breeders in 18 départments in south west France will not be allowed ...

Bird flu quarantine lifted at last of 10 Indiana farms

TriValley Central - ‎5 hours ago‎
INDIANAPOLIS - The last remaining quarantine imposed last winter on southwestern Indiana poultry farms swept by a bird flu outbreak has been lifted, a step officials hope prompts nations that banned poultry imports from the state or entire U.S.
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Bird flu quarantine lifted at Indiana farms

South Bend Tribune - ‎May 3, 2016‎
INDIANAPOLIS - The last remaining quarantine imposed last winter on southwestern Indiana poultry farms swept by a bird flu outbreak has been lifted, a step officials hope prompts nations that banned poultry imports from the state or entire U.S.

Bird flu scare takes bite out of NH Foods' profit

Nikkei Asian Review - ‎May 2, 2016‎
OSAKA -- Net profit at Japan's NH Foods, also known as Nipponham Group, fell 30% for the year ended March 31 after an avian influenza outbreak led to hefty write-downs on the company's Turkish poultry unit. Group net profit totaled 21.7 billion yen ...
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Quarantine lifted on last Indiana farm affected by bird flu outbreak

WDRB - ‎May 2, 2016‎
(WDRB) -- Indiana health officials have lifted a quarantine on the last of 10 poultry farms where a bird flu outbreak was found in January.

Egg prices forecast to fall as industry recovers from bird flu

DesMoinesRegister.com - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
WASHINGTON - Egg prices are expected to plunge this year, providing a reprieve for consumers following the outbreak of bird flu last year. The Agriculture Department estimated in its April food price report this week that egg prices could fall 9 to 10 ...
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Veterinary Services call for collaboration to fight bird flu in Ghana

Ghana Business News - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The Veterinary Services Department of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, has called for relevant stakeholders' collaboration to combat the spread of bird flu (Avian Influenza) in the country. So far, 102,760 birds had been infected and destroyed in ...

Iraq reports first outbreaks of bird flu in 10 years

Fox News - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Iraq reported this week six outbreaks of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus that occurred between mid-December and early February in the first occurrence of the disease in 10 years, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday.

Veterinary Service calls for collaboration to fight bird flu

Citifmonline - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The Veterinary Services Department of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, has called for relevant stakeholders' collaboration to combat the spread of bird flu (Avian Influenza) in the country. So far, 102,760 birds had been infected and destroyed in ...
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Massive bird flu outbreak in Iraq

GlobalMeatNews.com - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Six separate cases of avian influenza (AI) have been reported in five Iraqi states, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) confirmed on Tuesday 26 April.

You'll Be Paying Less For Eggs As Farms Recover From Bird Flu

KCUR - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
You're about to start paying less for eggs at the grocery store because egg farms are recovering from last year's bird flu outbreak a bit faster than expected. The major disease outbreak took the lives of nearly 50 million chickens and turkeys last ...

Health Ministry “Dispels Bird Flu Rumors”

Bernews - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit [ESU] of the Ministry of Health, Seniors and Environment have issued an update on the island's influenza patterns, saying they wish to “dispel inaccurate rumors regarding 'bird flu'.” A spokesperson said, “The ESU ...

Illegal Animal Movement Suspected in Lebanon Bird Flu Outbreak

ThePoultrySite.com - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The farm unit was immediately put under quarantine. 20,000 birds died and another 60,000 were destroyed in the outbreak. Epidemiological investigations and epidemiological sampling are on - going on the area.

Iraq Reports Bird Flu Outbreaks

ThePoultrySite.com - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
IRAQ - Six outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been reported in Iraq, which date back to December 2015. Iraq's last reported outbreaks before that were in 2006, according to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

Bird flu outbreak in Monywa sees thousands destroyed

Myanmar Times - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
An outbreak of bird flu at an egg-laying chicken farm in Monywa has led to the destruction and burial of thousands of chickens.

Fears after bird flu outbreak in Monywa

Mizzima News - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Following an outbreak of bird flu at a poultry farming zone in upper Myanmar, the Ministry of Health has urged farmers nationwide yesterday to carry out strict bio security measures at poultry farms in order to prevent human infection, the Global New ...

Vietnam testing bird flu vaccine on humans

Thanh Nien Daily - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Vietnam has started the second stage of human trials of an indigenous bird-flu vaccine, testing its immunization effect.

Bird flu 'under control,' Agriculture Ministry says

The Daily Star - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on April 25, 2016, on page 2. Recommended. Related Articles.
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