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Better biosecurity measures are essential for safer poultry productionBangkok -- FAO has urged countries in Asia not to cull wild birds in response to...
16 Jul 2004
Virus still circulating in the region – long-term surveillance and control strategies neededRome — New outbreaks of the avian influenza virus H5N1 in China,...
09 Jul 2004
Seremban, Malaysia - Urgent action is needed to prevent and reduce food-borne diseases in Asia and the Pacific, according to a regional conference on...
27 May 2004
Simplifies search for food safety regulationsSeremban, Malaysia – The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today launched the International Portal for Food Safety, Animal...
25 May 2004
Seremban, Malaysia - Experts and officials from 36 countries meet in Malaysia to develop integrated approaches to safe food production and distributionSeeking to head...
24 May 2004
Beijing – FAO today called for a restructuring of the rice sector in Asia taking into account mega trends in the rice economy and...
17 May 2004
Bangkok – Japan will support Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos and Viet Nam with $1.6 million in the fight against avian influenza, the UN Food and...
22 Mar 2004
  Bangkok, – Indonesia is facing a difficult task in fighting the virulent avian flu virus, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today....
22 Mar 2004
Virus could still be circulating – strict precautionary measures requiredRome – Countries affected by the deadly avian influenza virus H5N1 should not restock their...
11 Mar 2004
Bangkok — Despite the fact that the number of infected countries has not increased since the beginning of February, after two months of control...
27 Feb 2004