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FMD remains under control as incubation periods lapse

It has been 14 weeks since the first signs of the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in the high surveillance area of South Africa’s FMD-free...

African Horse Sickness outbreak in the northern parts of SA

African Horse Sickness (AHS) is endemic to most of South Africa, an AHS infected zone, with the exception of part of the Western Cape...

FMD UPDATE: No new outbreaks

The FMD task team, chaired by Dr Mpho Maja, director of animal health at the department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries (DAFF) met in...

African swine fever hits Vietnam

The Vietnamese authorities announced that the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus had been found on three farms in the Hung Yen and Thai Binh...

Alert: Desert locust outbreak in Northeast Africa

Heavy rains and cyclones have triggered a recent surge in desert locust populations, causing an outbreak to develop in the Sudan and Eritrea that...

UP Food Safety group raises awareness about Listeria

The listeria outbreak in South Africa in 2017 and 2018 was brought to life on stage as the University of Pretoria’s (UP) postgraduate drama...

Listeriosis risk lingers in rural, informal trade

This article was originally published on Bizcommunity.com. Click here to read the original article. Listeria bacteria remains present in food samples obtained from rural areas...

African swine fever threatens to spread to other Asian countries

The rapid onset of African swine fever (ASF) in China, and its detection in areas more than one thousand kilometres apart within the country,...

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...

Low-income consumers let down by ineffective listeriosis messaging

This article was originally published by Business day. Click here to read the original article. More than two months have passed since the World...