Avian flu reappears in the South-West, in Gironde

Avian flu has returned to the Southwest with a new case detected in a private duck farm in Mombrier (Gironde), we learned from the prefecture on Saturday. The owner had bought, without knowing it, contaminated animals in a barnyard in Seine-et-Marne. Its 79 ducks had to be euthanized, specifies the prefecture, confirming information from the … Read more

Avian flu case transmitted to humans in Spain

An employee of a Spanish poultry farm contracted bird flu in late September, in a rare case of transmission to humans, and remained asymptomatic until he tested negative, with no other known infections, said on Monday October 3 the Ministry of Health. “On September 27, 2022, the National Center for Microbiology confirmed a case of … Read more

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