Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs by command of Her Majesty.|
|Series||Cm -- 7514|
|Contributions||Great Britain. Dept. for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.|
|LC Classifications||SF793 .G37 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||41 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||41|
|LC Control Number||2009437455|
Government response to the foot and mouth disease review This document contains the following information: Government response to the foot and mouth disease review. The Foot and Mouth Disease Review (Scotland) is available on the archive. The Scottish Government is committed to taking forward the review's recommendations as part of its ongoing support to a sustainable livestock sector. Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is the most contagious transboundary animal disease (TAD) affecting cloven hoofed highlighted by this review, which analyses the distribution of the FMD serotypes in , and assesses the risks Foot-and-Mouth disease 2 Issue No 1 - File Size: KB. 58 Foot and Mouth Review Risk is also integrated into the policy response during an outbreak. There is a degree of uncertainty in any disease outbreak about how the infection is likely to spread. Defra used risk assessments to target disease control policies towards those areas of highest Size: 1MB.
An accidental leak of an experimental vaccine from a private research site was being investigated urgently last night as the likely source of Britain's new foot and mouth disease outbreak. Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is highly infectious, but despite the large quantities of FMD virus released into the environment and the extreme susceptibility of host species to infection, transmission is not always by: Foot and mouth disease is acknowledged as a disease with severe trade implications for the affected country. The cost of preventing a sanitary crisis of animal origin by early detection of outbreaks and implementation of rapid response mechanisms included in national veterinary surveillance systems are . Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) has been recognized in printed records dating from the sixteenth century, and since the eradication of rinderpest (cattle plague) in the early part of the twentieth century it has been rec- nized as the most important and feared disease of cattle and other dom- tic livestock. The beginning of the twenty-first century brought the worst outbreak of FMD ever.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. DEFRA Protection Order centre point. A contained four-site outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the United Kingdom was found by regular livestock testing by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), namely in August three times, and once the following month, all in the west of Surrey, England. Equine Influenza Inquiry - the Government's response; Foot-and-mouth disease. A review of Australia's preparedness for the threat of foot-and-mouth disease. National foot-and-mouth disease vaccination policy; Potential for wind-borne spread of FMD in Australia; International arrangements for emergency animal disease outbreaks; Keeping African swine fever and foot-and-mouth disease out . FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE. USDA’s Efforts to Prepare for a Potential Outbreak Could Be Strengthened. What GAO Found. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) planned approach for responding to an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) includes several strategies. These strategies generally rely on killing infected and susceptible animals. Foot and mouth disease: The experience of South Africa Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics) 21(3) January.