Foot and Mouth Disease

Foot and mouth ruled out in English pig farm disease case

Foot and mouth ruled out in English pig farm disease case

A case of disease discovered on a pig farm in England is not foot and mouth disease, the Department of...

June 25, 2022

Potential foot and mouth case in UK a ‘concern’ for Irish farmers

Potential foot and mouth case in UK a ‘concern’ for Irish farmers

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that a suspected case of foot and mouth disease on a pig farm...

June 24, 2022

Foot and mouth: Control zone set up after potential case in England

Foot and mouth: Control zone set up after potential case in England

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has established a temporary control zone in response to a suspicion...

June 24, 2022

Brazil set to increase beef production by 35%

Brazil set to increase beef production by 35%

Brazil must increase its beef production by 35% between now and 2030 to meet the demands of the domestic and...

June 10, 2022

New ‘real-time’ Foot and Mouth strategy our best chance against outbreak

New ‘real-time’ Foot and Mouth strategy our best chance against outbreak

A new ‘real-time’ strategy for future Foot and Mouth outbreaks states that focusing on surveillance and vaccination is the most...

August 3, 2018

Exercise Blackthorn: If Foot and Mouth broke out today what would happen?

Exercise Blackthorn: If Foot and Mouth broke out today what would happen?

If Foot and Mouth broke out in Northern Ireland today, ports would close, Balmoral Show would be cancelled and a...

May 3, 2018

Exercise Blackthorn: National exercise to test Foot and Mouth readiness

Exercise Blackthorn: National exercise to test Foot and Mouth readiness

A major government exercise will see the UK’s four regional agricultural departments in Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England come...

February 12, 2018