FMD Outbreak Mtubatuba Follow-up Report 2 July 2021

Press Release 2 July 2021 Foot and Mouth Disease: Mtubatuba Outbreak Follow up Report 1. Introduction and summary In May 2021, an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in cattle was confirmed at a dip tank in the Umkhanyakude District Municipality of the KwaZulu-Natal Province. Since the discovery and reporting of the index case, […]

FMD – Mtubatuba Outbreak Report – 18 June 2021

Press Release 18 June 2021 Foot and Mouth Disease: Mtubatuba Outbreak Follow up Report 1. Introduction and summary In May 2021, an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in cattle was confirmed at a dip tank in the uMkhanyakude District Municipality of the KwaZulu-Natal Province. This location lies in the suspended FMD free zone […]

OUTBREAK OF FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE INMTUBATUBA, KWAZULU-NATAL

Press Release 28 May 2021 OUTBREAK OF FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE IN MTUBATUBA, KWAZULU-NATAL The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Ms Thoko Didiza (MP), would like to announce outbreak of Foot-and–Mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in cattle in Mtubatuba under  UMkhanyakude District Municipality in KwaZulu- Natal. The department collected samples on 26 May during routine […]

NAHF Press Release 4 March 2021

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Groundbreaking Technology Heading to SA: Onderstepoort Biological Products (OBP) signs a Licensing Agreement with Moredun Institute to Acquire the Technology for the fight against Snotsiekte Press Release 04 March 2021 NAHF Media Statement PRESS STATEMENT – Groundbreaking Technology Heading to SA: Onderstepoort Biological Products (OBP) signs a Licensing Agreement with Moredun Institute to Acquire the […]

Livestock Theft – The Picture in December 2020

Press Release December 2020 Livestock Theft – The picture in December 2020 During the presentation of crime statistics on 13 November 2020 for the first time the Minister of Police, Mr Bheki Cele acknowledged that livestock theft is a serious crime. This is applauded by the National Stock Theft Prevention Forum. The crime does have […]

SAMIC Voluntary Classification Fees (a-gg43855-2020-GEN_nn617)

Press Release 10 February 2021 SAMIC Voluntary Classification Fees SOUTH AFRICAN MEAT INDUSTRY COMPANY (SAMIC) The South African Meat Industry Company (SAMIC) has been designated as assignee in terms of section 2(3) of the Agricultural Product Standards Act (Act No. 119 of 1990), to apply the Regulations regarding the Classification and Marking of Meat intended for Sale […]

Foot and Mouth Disease: Molemole Outbreak Follow-up Report – 25 Nov 2020

Press Release 20 November 2020 Foot and Mouth Disease: Molemole Outbreak Follow up Report 1. Introduction and summary An outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in the suspended FMD free zone was detected on 1 November 2019. In total, nineteen positive locations were identified, mainly through trace-back and trace-forward exercises. The last positive location […]

Statement – Foot and Mouth Disease: Molemole Outbreak Follow-up Report 24 Aug 2020

Foot and Mouth Disease: Molemole Outbreak Follow up Report 24 August 2020 1. Introduction and summary An outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (in the previous FMD free zone was detected on 1 November 20 19. In total 19 positive locations were identified mainly through traceback and trace forward exercises.  The last positive location was […]

ANTRHAX OUTBREAKS IN LESOTHO

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Media statement             30 May 2019   ANTHRAX OUTBREAKS IN LESOTHO                          The Veterinary Authority of Lesotho has reported three anthrax outbreaks to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).  The first outbreak started on 12 May 2019 and a total of […]