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Foot and Mouth disease task teams formed

Following a meeting between the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) and the National Animal Health Forum (NAHF), three task teams have been...

Special FMD meetings scheduled

The National Animal Health Forum (NAHF) has scheduled a pre-meeting on 13 January 2019 in Pretoria to strategise a way forward in dealing with...

Better systems needed for FMD control

The South African red meat industry is very concerned about the possible economic consequences of the FMD outbreak in the north of the country....

Beter stelsels nodig vir bek-en-klouseer

Die Suid-Afrikaanse rooivleisbedryf is baie bekommerd oor die moontlike ekonomiese gevolge wat die uitbreking van bek-en-klouseer in die noorde van die land kan inhou....

FMD in Limpopo

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has been informed of positive laboratory results for Foot-and-Mouth disease (FMD) in cattle in the Vhembe...

Bek-en-klouseervrye status tydelik opgeskort

’n Siekteondersoek wat uitgevoer is na mankheid by beeste gerapporteer is, het die voorkoms van bek-en-klouseer in die Vhembe-distrik van Limpopo bevestig. Monsters, waarvan...

Sampling method makes FMD identification easier

Sampling the environment is an effective way to detect foot and mouth disease, according to a paper published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a...

FMD outbreak confirmed in north-western Botswana

The Botswana Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security has confirmed a new outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the Ngamiland District, about 1 500...

FMD spreads further in Zim

Stakeholders in the livestock sector met in early February to review the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in Mashonaland East and West provinces. The...

FMD breaks out in Kenya

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) has spread to Kenya. This is according to the Kenyan Ministry of Agriculture that recently issued an alert through the State...