The road to F&M-free status

August 2007
Farmers Weekly;8/24/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 8, p55
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The article offers information on the efforts to achieve a foot-and-mouth disease free status in Great Britain as of August 2007. It cites the start of red markets for livestock and auction marts on August 23 which can be utilized as collection centers for animals going to slaughter. European union veterinarians held a meeting in Brazil to consider the lifting of export bans on meat and live animals. It notes that the blood testing of sheep and inspection of cattle and pigs on farms in the surveillance zone will be conducted on August 30.


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