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04 June 2010
View news from France New Strategic Plan Adopted at OIE World Assembly
FRANCE - The world assembly of national delegates to the World Organisation for Animal Health has adopted a 5th Strategic Plan for pursuing OIE global missions in animal health and welfare....
27 May 2010
View news from France New President for Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation
FRANCE - During its 261st session in Strasbourg, the Intergroup elected Carl Schyter, MEP, as its new President, and he takes over the role with immediate effect. ...
22 April 2010
View news from France Joint Note Published on Human-Animal Health Risks
FRANCE – The OIE, FAO and WHO decided to describe in details the modalities of their collaboration in addressing health risks at the human-animal ecosystems interfaces. ...
17 March 2010
View news from France French Live Cattle Exports Recover
FRANCE - Live exports continue to represent an important component of the French livestock sector. Last year, France exported more than 1.32 million head of cattle; an increase of 10.5 per cent on the figure for 2008....
26 February 2010
View news from France Canada Donates to OIE for Animal Health Activities
FRANCE - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has receives a C$2 million contribution from Canada for animal health activities. ...
09 February 2010
View news from France OIE Introduces New Online Technical Disease Cards
FRANCE - The World Organisation for Animal Health has published technical cards on 33 important global diseases of livestock....
28 October 2009
View news from France OIE Head Highlights Importance of Health Legislation
FRANCE - Veterinary legislation is the foundation of any efficient animal health policy, says Bernard Vallat, Director General of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). ...
15 October 2009
View news from France Evolving Veterinary Education for a Safer World
FRANCE - The OIE global conference in Paris has agreed on a minimum curriculum for all veterinarians worldwide. ...
View news from France Penn Vet World Leadership Award 2009 Goes to Murphy
FRANCE - Dr Frederick A. Murphy has been selected as 2009 Penn Vet World Leadership Award Recipient at a ceremony in Paris. ...
29 September 2009
View news from France IMV Confirms Leadership in Reproductive Technologies
FRANCE - During the 23rd edition of the Space show, held in Rennes from 15-18 September, IMV confirmed its position as a leader in reproductive biotechnologies....
26 May 2009
View news from France OIE Meeting Links Climate Change with New Diseases
FRANCE - Climate change will have considerable impacts on the emergence and re-emergence of animal diseases, warned delegates at the General Assembly of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)....
15 May 2009
View news from France France Plans National Research Consortium
FRANCE - French farm and fisheries minister Michel Barnier and research minister Valerie Pecresse have announced a plan to create a national research consortium to manage the country's food, farming and animal health research programmes....
31 March 2009
View news from France French Attempt to Stamp out Bluetongue
FRANCE - With more than 32,000 cases of bluetongue in France last year and the arrival of BTV1, French farmers and vets are well versed in bluetongue vaccination....
31 December 2008
View news from France Concern over Cow, Heifer Slaughterings
FRANCE - The Ministry of Agriculture is alarmed at the large numbers of female cattle slaughtered this year that would normally go for breeding....
18 December 2008
View news from France Commission Welcomes Judgment in French Beef Case
FRANCE - The European Commission welcomes today's judgment by the European Court of Justice dismissing the action by four French federations of farmers and one French federation of slaughterers in relation to the Commission's April 2003 decision fining...
16 December 2008
View news from France Pneumonia Studies Confirm Value of Batch Treatment
FRANCE - Apparently healthy cattle that are in-contact with pen mates showing signs of pneumonia gain significantly less weight and take longer to finish than animals in completely disease-free housing....
28 November 2008
View news from France BTV1 Confirmed in St Augustine
FRANCE - The confirmation of a first case of FCO BTV1 in St. Augustine in the department of Charente-Maritime causes a change in the zone BTV 1 and 8 in the department of the Vendee. ...
21 October 2008
View news from France SIAL REPORT: Brazil to Weather Economic Downturn
FRANCE - The Brazilian beef industry is expected to weather the present global economic crisis following government action to help farmers with credit....
View news from France SIAL REPORT: Uruguay Moves to Full Traceability.
FRANCE - The Uruguayan beef industry should be fully traceable by 2010....
View news from France SIAL REPORT: Talks to Open New Export Markets
FRANCE - Quality Meat Scotland is in talks with the Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs in a bid to unlock potentially valuable export markets in Dubai and Hong Kong....
29 September 2008
View news from France Surge of Cull Cow Slaughterings in France
FRANCE - French cattle slaughter figures are showing a 1.6 per cent year-on-year drop in the total cumulative calendar year to August 31 at 3.3 million, according to the national agricultural statistics agency Agreste. ...
23 September 2008
View news from France SPACE Sees Rationalisation of French Industry
FRANCE - The vast majority of the big agricultural shows or trade fairs have opted to appear every two years, writes Stuart Lumb....
26 August 2008
View news from France France Confirms New Cases of BTV8
FRANCE - Due to a circulating virus in the areas of the Ardeche, Ardennes, Aube, Ille et Vilaine, Lot, Meuse, Upper Rhine, the Savoie, Yvelines and the Essonne, the French bluetongue control zone has been expanded. ...
03 June 2008
View news from France Lending an Ear to the OIE 76th Annual Session
PARIS, FRANCE - Approximately 600 participants representing the 172 OIE Member Countries and organisations took part in the 76th Annual General Session of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). The session discussed the global progress of animal...
21 May 2008
View news from France OIE say US Beef Risk Status will Remain Unchanged
FRANCE - A senior official of the the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) has said that they will not automatically revise the United States' national risk classification if a mad cow case is confirmed there....
05 May 2008
View news from France French Abatoirs Deemed Scandalous
FRANCE - It has been reported that almost half of the slaughterhouses in France fail to conform to European standards of hygiene, as per a memorandum from the Directorate General of Food (DGAL)....
02 April 2008
View news from France French Farming Dialogue
FRANCE - The French farm minister Michel Barnier is encouraging fellow citizens to discuss where their food comes from on a new Website parlons agricuture. ...
10 March 2008
View news from France French Debate National Animal Welfare
FRANCE - French farm minister Michel Barnier has nominated three working group chairmen for France's national animal welfare plan Animals et société. ...
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