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03 August 2010
View news from Switzerland Pass Profit To Producers, Say Swiss Farmers
SWITZERLAND - BIG-M, the Swiss member organisation of the European Milk Board organised a cattle procession through Zurich last week to highlight the unfair dealings in the milk market and to protest against the business practices of MIGROS, one of the...
14 July 2010
View news from Switzerland Milk Demonstration in Bern
SWITZERLAND - More than 100 milk producers gathered on 12 July to demonstrate against the inaction of the branch organisation milk (BO Milk) regarding the dairy market situation....
02 June 2010
View news from Switzerland Innovative UHT Processing System Launched
SWITZERLAND - New UHT milk processing technology launched by Tetra Pak claims to cut production time by up to 90 per cent and cut operating costs in half....
26 March 2010
View news from Switzerland IBV Confirmed In Switzerland
SWITZERLAND - Two outbreaks of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBV) were confirmed earlier this week by the Swiss Federal Veterinary Office. ...
19 February 2010
View news from Switzerland Vaccinating Against Bluetongue
SWITZERLAND - Thirteen per cent of farmers have opted out of vaccinating their livestock against bluetongue. ...
23 November 2009
View news from Switzerland WTO Establishes Panel to Consider COOL Dispute
SWITZERLAND - At its meeting on 19 November 2009, the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) established a single panel to examine complaints by Canada (DS384) and Mexico (DS386) on the US country of origin labelling (COOL)....
21 August 2009
View news from Switzerland More Poultry, Cattle in Switzerland
SWITZERLAND - A recent census reports that numbers of both cattle and poultry are increasing. ...
01 June 2009
View news from Switzerland Tetra Pak Forecasts Global Growth and New Markets
GLOBE - Global consumption of milk and other liquid dairy products is expected to increase by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.2 per cent over the next three years, according to research released today from Tetra Pak, the world leader in food...
25 February 2009
View news from Switzerland Swiss Delegates Vote in National Milk Pool
SWITZERLAND - The delegates of the ZMP (Central Swiss Milk Producers) voted at their meeting in Hochdorf LU on 10 February 2009 by 250 for to 124 against to join in the Swiss Milk Producers’ Milk Pool....
26 November 2007
View news from Switzerland EU Sees Biofuel Co-Products Displacing Grain in Feed
Switzerland - Demand for grain in animal feed in the European Union will decrease in the coming years as biofuel's co-products nab a share of the feed market, a grains analyst said Thursday. ...
29 October 2007
View news from Switzerland Bluetongue Reaches Switzerland
SWITZERLAND - The Swiss veterinary authorities have registered the first case of bluetongue disease in the country, after cows were infected near Basel....
16 March 2007
View news from Switzerland Reform Plans Benifit Dairy Farmers
SWITZERLAND - Swiss farmers have won a reprieve after parliament this week decided in principle to slow the pace of agriculture reform. ...
05 February 2007
View news from Switzerland Farm Animal Brands Key to Novartis Animal Health Growth
BASEL - Novartis Animal Health has been among the fastest growing companies in the animal health industry over the past three years, fueled not only by its strong stable of veterinary products for pets, but also by its continued emphasis and commitment...
22 August 2006
View news from Switzerland Mad cow research to continue
SWITZERLAND - One of the world's leading experts on mad cow disease tells swissinfo why the Swiss government will continue research into the disease despite its near disappearance. Adriano Aguzzi, director of the Institute of Neuropathology at Zurich...
17 August 2006
View news from Switzerland Mad cow disease no longer a priority for Swiss
SWITZERLAND - The Federal Veterinary Office says it will reduce its BSE unit from 20 people to 12 by the end of 2006 and shift its focus to the entire food production chain. So far this year two cases of BSE have been reported; in 2005 the Swiss authorities...
08 May 2006
View news from Switzerland Court clears government of BSE failures
SWITZERLAND -The Federal Court has thrown out a call for financial compensation by more than 2,000 Swiss farmers for losses incurred during the crisis over mad cow disease. Source: Swiss Info...
06 May 2004
View news from Switzerland Farmers win ruling in bid for BSE compensation
SWITZERLAND - A federal commission has said that the government is liable for losses suffered by the country’s farmers during the mad cow disease crisis. More than 2,200 farmers are demanding SFr300 million ($234 million) in damages. The appeals...
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