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16 September 2011
View news from Belgium CID Lines Re-Brands Top Cleaning Product
BELGIUM - CID Lines has renamed its ‘Biorex’ cleaning product as ‘Keno san’. ...
08 July 2011
View news from Belgium Janssen Pharmaceutica Completes Divestiture
BELGIUM - Janssen Pharmaceutica NV has completed the divestiture of its animal health business to Elanco. ...
25 May 2011
View news from Belgium KENOMIX: New Teat Dip Solution!
BELGIUM - CID LINES R&D has achieved a perfect combination of a high activity disinfectant with a formulation that respects the skin of the teats and sphincters. It is therefore possible to disinfect without harming. ...
09 December 2010
View news from Belgium Brucellosis Threatens Belgium
BELGUIM - The Chief Belgium Veterinary Officer, Dr Pierre Naassens has confirmed that brucellosis has been found on a dairy and beef farm near the German border....
12 February 2010
View news from Belgium De Beucker Joins Kemin Agrifoods
BELGIUM – Kemin is pleased to announce that Jan-Jeroen De Beucker has been appointed Marketing Director of Kemin Agrifoods worldwide, based in Herentals....
12 January 2010
View news from Belgium Belgian Authorities Respond To Welfare Report
BELGIUM - The Belgian authorities have responded with new measures following an audit carried out by the European Commission DG SANCO into the welfare of layers, calves and pigs last year....
12 February 2009
View news from Belgium Further Strain in Belgium
BELGIUM - The UK Institute for Animal Health (IAH), as the Bluetongue Reference Laboratory for the EU and OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), has demonstrated that a cow in the Flanders region of Belgium had been infected with bluetongue virus...
27 November 2008
View news from Belgium Commission Investigates BSE Aid Grants in Belgium
BELGIUM - The European Commission has decided today to launch a formal investigation against unlawful State aid granted by Belgium since 2002 to farmers for the BSE tests of bovine animals. ...
30 January 2008
View news from Belgium High Food Prices Help New Push for WTO Deal
BRUSSELS - Soaring world food prices should help a revived bid to clinch a global trade deal this year because they ease the concerns of farmers in rich countries, the EU's trade chief said on Tuesday. ...
06 November 2007
View news from Belgium Belgium's meat, fish and poultry market on the rise, says new report
BELGIUM - The world's largest market research organisation - Research and Markets - has added a detailed analytical report on the Meat, Fish and Poultry market in Belgium to 2010 to it's on line library. It says the sector is growing steadily every year...
17 October 2007
View news from Belgium Brazil to Improve Animal Health Control
BRUSSELS - Brazil's agriculture minister on Tuesday promised his country would comply with EU animal health requirements by the end of the year to avoid risking an extension of a partial EU import ban on Brazilian beef....
24 September 2007
View news from Belgium Brussels hoping for new bluetongue vaccine next year
BRUSSELS — The EU Commission hopes for a vaccine next year to protect farms against the bluetongue strain moving northwards through Europe, and is planning rule changes to help, a spokesman said Monday. ...
11 September 2007
View news from Belgium EU drops most foot-and-mouth restrictions on the export of British meat, animals
BRUSSELS - The European Commission said Tuesday it would ease restrictions on the movement of animals and animal products from Britain after an EU veterinary panel said last month's outbreak of food-and-mouth disease was now "fully contained."...
23 August 2007
View news from Belgium Carcinogens Discovered On Belgian Farms
BELGIUM - Excessive amounts of cancer-causing substances have been found among cattle on a farm in Flanders, prompting health authorities to test neighbouring farms, the Belgian authorities said Wednesday....
17 August 2007
View news from Belgium Northern Europe Sees Big Rise In Bluetongue
BELGIUM - France and the Netherlands have confirmed there has been a big increase in the number of bluetongue disease cases, as a result of warmer weather....
09 August 2007
View news from Belgium Don't Hold Your Breath For The EU To Lift Its Ban
BRUSSELS - Yesterday a committee of veterinarians met in Brussels to discuss the EU's ban on the export of fresh British meat and livestock. Hours later they came to the conclusion that the foot and mouth outbreak had not been stabilised. The ban would...
07 August 2007
View news from Belgium No GMO From Feed Found In Meat Or Eggs: EU Agency
BRUSSELS - Animals that have eaten genetically modified (GMO) feed show no residual traces in their eggs or meat, the EU's food safety agency said on Friday. ...
19 July 2007
View news from Belgium EU Farmers Slam WTO Proposals
BRUSSELS - Europe's biggest farmers group slammed World Trade Organisation (WTO) proposals on Wednesday for how to save global trade talks. The proposals, they say would cut import tariffs too much and seemed designed to help US farmers. ...
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