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The Codex Alimentarius Commission has taken another step towards greater safety of animal feed and to enhanced food safety with the adoption of two additional documents that will help governmental authorities and the industry to
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Histamine in fish and Fishery Products
FAO and WHO implemented a joint Expert Meeting on the Public Health Risks of Histamine and other Biogenic Amines from Fish and Fishery Products in Rome in 2012 to support the ongoing work of the Codex
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Benefits of future research should be carefully balanced against potential risks
A moratorium on using live rinderpest virus for approved research has been lifted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). The moratorium followed the
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Neil Fraser appointed as Agenda Chair
More than 30 stakeholder organizations, including FAO, have signed the Global Agenda of Action Consensus agreeing to work together to ensure the sustainability of the sector’s growth. This broad agreement has paved the way for
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Rural women play a major role in livestock farming. In order to facilitate gender analysis in livestock projects/programmes, improving overall outcomes and effectiveness, FAO has developed a booklet that guides livestock experts in designing, implementing
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FAO supports China and neighbouring countries in disease detection and animal health management
Responding to the occurrence of the A(H7N9) influenza virus in China requires strong biosecurity measures, FAO said today. Unlike other influenza strains, including highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1, this new virus is hard to detect
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Farmers and veterinarians across Africa are increasingly using cell phones to issue alerts quickly about possible animal disease outbreaks at a very early stage and to track wide-scale vaccination campaigns.
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FAO study: Families need support to reduce harmful or hazardous work
Child labour in the livestock sector is widespread and largely ignored, according to FAO, which has released the first global study on child labour issues related to livestock. Agriculture accounts for most of the reported
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Stakeholders of the livestock sector committed to collective action during the third Multi-Stakeholder Platform meeting of the Global Agenda of Action that took place on 22, 23, 24 of January in Nairobi. The Agenda brings
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The challenges of meeting increasing demand for livestock products with limiting resources prompted FAO to convene a one day symposium on Optimizing Feed Use Efficiency in Ruminant Animal Production Systems at the AAAP ANIMAL SCIENCE
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