First known case of bird flu in a porpoise

A porpoise who died on a Swedish beach in June succumbed to avian flu, in the first case identified in this type of cetacean in the world, announced the Veterinary Institute of Sweden on Wednesday August 30. “To our knowledge, this is the first confirmed case in the world of avian influenza in a porpoise.said … Read more

Faced with avian flu, recipe changes authorized for egg or poultry products

The state will authorize the food industry to temporarily change the recipes of certain products without the labels mentioning it immediately. To deal with the “supply voltages» on certain egg or poultry-based ingredients, in the context of an avian flu epidemic, the State will authorize the agri-food industry to temporarily change the recipes of certain … Read more

A bird flu outbreak in Ain, 10,600 ducks slaughtered

The home was “depopulated” and “disinfected” and a 3 km protection zone around the farm was set up. 10,600 ducks were slaughtered after an outbreak of avian flu was declared in a farm in Ain, the department prefecture told AFP on Sunday. “State services (departmental directorate for the protection of populations) of Ain have revealed … Read more

Avian flu: A second farm in the Quebec region affected

A second turkey farm in Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, in the Quebec region, is affected by avian flu. • Read also: Avian flu in the Magdalen Islands: first round of dead bird collection completed • Read also: Avian flu in several regions: “it could become problematic” • Read also: Avian flu and humans: Precautions to take A first … Read more