LUXEMBOURG – AVIAN FLU DETECTED IN THREE FARMS

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keywords: avian influenza, food safety, luxembourg. The Ministry of Agriculture reports that on 2 June 2017, the avian influenza virus has been confirmed in 3 poultry farms in Keispelt, Niederfeulen and Schrassig. These are 3 amateur farms in which all the poultry present were euthanized. In order to limit an extension of the disease to other farms, all transport of live poultry and any exposure of poultry are prohibited for one week. It is recommended that poultry be kept indoors. All feeding and watering must be done inside the buildings. Any…

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LUXEMBOURG – END OF SOCIAL DUMPING IN TRANSPORT?

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keywords: social dumping, road transport, treaty of liege, benelux, luxembourg. The road freight and passenger transportation sector is highly competitive. On our roads and motorways are trucks belonging to foreign companies that do not respect national social standards and are regularly accused of unfair competition due to social dumping. It is in this context that the Treaty of Liège entered into force on 1 June 2017, which provides that the inspection services of the three Benelux countries shall jointly control the transport of goods and passengers. The objective of these checks…

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