FMD AND SWINE FEVER

BY KEITH NUTHALL
PORK and pig exports from Luxembourg to the rest of the European Union have been banned by the European Commission after classical swine fever was detected on three farms in the Grand Duchy. The transshipment of pigs across the country's busy motorways linking Germany with France and Belgium has also been blocked, along with the export of porcine semen, ova and embryos. Meanwhile, Brussels has lifted foot-and-mouth (FMD) related beef export bans imposed last year on the Argentine provinces of La Pampa, Santiago del Estero and Cordoba and ...


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