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Second Case of PED Reported in Alberta
February 27, 2019 —  [International]
A 600-head farrow-to-finish hog operation in Alberta has contracted the porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus, a disease that causes diarrhea and vomiting in pigs. Alberta Pork is working closely...
PED Stays Contained in Alberta
February 4, 2019 —  [International]
As of Jan. 31, no other cases had been identified in the province and the source of the virus has not been determined. No pigs have left the central-Alberta farrow-to-finish operation since the virus...
Alberta PED Outbreak Limited to One Farm
January 30, 2019 —  [International]
All evidence indicates the first Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea outbreak in Alberta has been contained to a single farm. On January 7th the first case of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea in Alberta was reported...
PED Infected Manitoba Swine Sites Down
April 11, 2018 —  [International]
Manitoba Pork reports all but four of the 80 Manitoba swine sites infected during a 2017 Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea outbreak have now reached or are close to reaching a presumptive negative status....
Report Shows Antimicrobial Resistance Still High in Europe
March 7, 2018 —  [International]
A report, released by European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), highlights some emerging issues and confirms antimicrobial resistance as...
Canadian PED Cases UPDATE: May 8, 2017
May 9, 2017 —  [International]
A second confirmed PED case (#12) has been identified in a southeast Manitoba finisher site. The farm is located 5 km from the case a few days ago and was first identified from trace out samples on...
CSHIN Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea UPDATE
December 21, 2016 —  [International]
Manitoba: All herds are in the process of elimination of PED. Of the 3 cases that occurred in May, 2016, the finisher site is presumptive negative and the sow herd has had naïve animal all...
4 Reasons Why ZnO Ban in Pigs is Unfortunate
December 14, 2016 —  [International]
The therapeutic use of zinc oxide (ZnO) should be banned and existing national registrations should be withdrawn also. That is the recommendation of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to the EU...
Senecavirus A Confirmed in Ontario
October 12, 2016 —  [International]
Senecavirus A (formerly called Seneca Valley Virus or SVV) has been confirmed in Ontario. Clinical signs of this disease closely resemble Foot and Mouth Disease, so the U.S. authorities have turned...
Producer Alert: Seneca Valley Virus (SVV)
September 21, 2016 —  [International]
On September 13, 2016, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) informed the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) that 13 sows of Canadian origin exported to the US in six separate loads...
SHIC Tracking PRV & PRRS in Asia
August 17, 2016 —  [International]
The Swine Health Information Center is tracking the risk of a variant strain of pseudorabies and a highly pathogenic strain of PRRS that are causing problems in the far east finding their way into...
Canadian PED Cases Update
June 8, 2016 —  [International]
A second new case of PED was diagnosed in a finisher farm in SE Manitoba on June 2nd. The location is within 5 km of the sow barn case diagnosed last week. There are 15 other swine premises within 5...
Nations Sign Animal Disease Accord
June 8, 2016 —  [International]
Six of the world's leading farming nations have signed a new accord to assist each other in the event of a serious animal disease outbreak. [Source: AnimalPharm, by Malcolm Flanagan May 25, 2016] The...
United States and Peru Trade Achievements
April 29, 2015 —  [International]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Peruvian Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) met in Washington, D.C. to recognize valuable market access achievements for several longstanding issues for...

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