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06 November 2017
View news from Sri Lanka Research Sheds Light on Sri Lanka's Milk Production, Beef Consumption
SRI LANKA - The Policy Development Office of the Prime Minister’s Office has conducted a research study on the present status of milk production and beef consumption in Sri Lanka....
23 June 2017
View news from Sri Lanka Food Production Hit by Extreme Drought, Then Floods in Sri Lanka
SRI LANKA - A severe drought followed by heavy rainfalls in Sri Lanka has hit large swaths of cropping areas, threatening the food security of some 900,000 people, according to a report published yesterday (22 June) by the Food and Agriculture Organization...
10 March 2014
View news from Sri Lanka Pork, Beef Banned in Sri Lankan District Due to FMD Worries
SRI LANKA - The slaughtering of cattle and pigs, and goats as well, selling and transporting of beef, mutton and pork was banned in the Gampaha District from Saturday, 8 March, as several head of cattle with foot and mouth were detected in the area....
27 May 2013
View news from Sri Lanka President Urged to Ban Cattle Slaughter
SRI LANKA - In the wake of a Buddhist monk committing self-immolation to protest slaughtering cattle, coalition partners of Sri Lanka's ruling United People's Freedom Alliance have asked the President to immediately halt the practice. ...
17 May 2013
View news from Sri Lanka Official Laboratories To Issue Dicyandiamide Certification on Powder
SRI LANKA - Companies importing milk powder must obtain official laboratory certification to prove their products are free of dicyandiamide (DCD), the Health Ministry has announced. ...
25 April 2013
View news from Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Update: Vets Issue Fly Warning After 1000 Cattle Die
SRI LANKA – Farmers are being urged to move cows away from flies after an unknown disease has claimed the lives of around 1,000 cattle....
09 August 2011
View news from Sri Lanka Veterinary Products Committee Appointments
UK - Professor William Reilly has been appointed Chair of the Veterinary Products Committee (VPC), which advises the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD). Professor Malcolm Bennett has been appointed as a new member....
View news from Sri Lanka Biomin Hosts 1st National Mycotoxin Symposium
SRI LANKA - The first National Mycotoxin Symposium recently took place in Sri Lanka on the second of June 2011. ...

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