News & Updates

  • Low pathogenic avian flu virus in French game birds
    As Denmark self-declared the country free from mild avian flu in poultry, a similar virus was detected in a duck flock in France. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-11
  • Impact of backyard poultry disease notifications
    I've been questioning the importance of notifying avian flu outbreaks of a few birds in backyard production for some time now. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-09
  • CP Foods’ compartment model protects from avian flu
    Charoen Pokphand Foods’ (CP Foods) compartment model has successfully restrained avian influenza (AI), and as a result, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) will raise Thailand and CP Foods as a model to encourage control of avian influenza in the region. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-07
  • Two new avian flu outbreaks in Taiwanese poultry
    In Taiwan’s long-time battle to control highly pathogenic avian influenza virus of the H5N2 subtype, cases have been reported at two more poultry farms. ... read more
    Published on 2019-09-30
  • Novel avian flu virus detected in Taiwan
    An H5N5 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus has been detected in poultry in Taiwan for the first time, while more than 91,000 birds have been lost through mortality or culling after the presence of the H5N2 virus subtype was confirmed. ... read more
    Published on 2019-09-23
  • Poultry imports suspended over avian flu fears
    Several countries have banned imports of selected poultry products from regions of Chile and Vietnam where cases of avian influenza have been reported in recent weeks, while India has declared the country’s wild bird population free of the disease. ... read more
    Published on 2019-09-16
  • California H5N2 avian flu case resolved, OIE reports
    A case of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) that was reported in a flock of breeder ducks and geese in Monterey County, California, has been resolved, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reported. ... read more
    Published on 2019-09-10
  • Chile reports low-pathogenic avian flu in turkeys
    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus has been detected among poultry in Mexico and Taiwan, while Chile has reported the first occurrence of a low-pathogenic virus for more than two years. ... read more
    Published on 2019-09-09
  • Avian flu reported in Nepal, Taiwan, Vietnam
    After a short absence, it appears that avian influenza has again hit the poultry in Nepal, and there have been new outbreaks in Taiwan and Vietnam. ... read more
    Published on 2019-09-03
  • South Africa, Taiwan report avian flu in poultry
    Over the past two weeks, Taiwan has recorded new outbreaks of avian influenza in poultry, while fresh cases have been reported in South Africa’s commercial ostriches and wild birds. The first human patient in eight months has been diagnosed with a flu virus of avian origin in China. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-26
  • Sunrise Farms avian flu case trial set for November 2020
    A jury trial for a case in which Sunrise Farms Inc. sued companies hired by the U.S. government to depopulate and disinfect its premises near Harris, Iowa, after a 2015 highly pathogenic avian influenza infection has been scheduled for November 30. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Cobb US receives NPIP avian influenza Clean Compartment certification
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) recently certified Cobb-Vantress’ U.S. operations as an Avian Influenza (AI) Clean Compartment, helping to continue Cobb’s promise of making quality protein accessible worldwide. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-16
  • More avian flu reported in poultry in Taiwan, Vietnam
    New outbreaks of highly avian influenza have been reported in commercial poultry in Taiwan, and the disease appears to have jumped to southern Vietnam from a previous outbreak in the north of the country. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-14
  • Four more avian flu outbreaks confirmed in Mexico
    The latest outbreaks of highly avian influenza to be confirmed by the Mexican authorities bring the country’s total since March to 22, with direct losses of poultry already approaching half a million. Two further outbreaks have also been reported in Taiwan. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-02
  • Mexico and its avian flu reports to the OIE
    So many reports could lead to questioning whether avian flu is resurfacing in Mexico. Nevertheless, it does not seem to be the case. A Mexican poultry association explains why. ... read more
    Published on 2019-07-31