THE EUROPEAN Commission has given the go ahead for the EU's Community Reference Laboratory to evaluate a new classical swine fever discriminatory test, enabling pigs with a swine fever vaccine to be distinguished from those with the disease. If the checks are positive, the Commission should approve the tests for use across the European Union.

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