BIRD FLU LUXEMBOURG – CONTAINMENT MEASURES LIFTED

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keywords: avian influenza, bird flu, food safety, luxembourg. The Ministry of Agriculture informs Wednesday the lifting of the containment measures that had been put in place following the presence of several proven cases of bird flu in farms in Luxembourg. This lifting will be effective from tomorrow 06 July 2017. Nevertheless, greater vigilance on the part of those involved in the sector is called for and it is reminded that all imported live poultry must be accompanied by a health certificate and that any abnormal mortality must be reported to…

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LUXEMBOURG – A NEW AVIAN FLU CASE CONFIRMED IN MERSCH

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keywords: avian influenza, food safety, luxembourg. The Ministry of Agriculture confirms Tuesday the presence of a new case of avian flu in Luxembourg. This case is to add to the previous three cases of avian flu confirmed last week in amateur farms. The Ministry indicates that the new outbreak was found in a poultry farm in Rollingen/Mersch. All poultry present were euthanized. The precautionary measures are as follows: “In order to avoid an extension of the disease to other farms, all transport of live poultry and any exposure of poultry…

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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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