PROTECT YOURSELF BY ERADICATING ANIMAL DISEASES IN POOR COUNTRIES, OIE DIRECTOR GENERAL TELLS THE EU

THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) should give more help to poorer trading partners in eradicating animal diseases so it can keep itself safe from diseases and bioterrorism, Dr Bernard Vallat, director general of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) told globalmeatnews.com yesterday at the European Parliament in Brussels. “We believe Europe does not do enough in this sense; it needs to do more”, Vallat added, noting that the EU is always under threat of livestock diseases re-entering its territory if it does not ensure they are eradicated in poor countries ...


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