Measures must be put in place to ensure that farmers, already adversely affected by the foot-and-mouth disease
, are not in any way further disadvantaged.
Leigh Roberts, of NFU Cymru, said, "That mistakes were made in dealing with foot-and-mouth disease
there is a little doubt.
Analysis of outbreak serotypes and cases in neighboring countries (Figure 1, panels A-C) showed that type O foot-and-mouth disease
virus has been predominant every year for the past 15 years.
is a contagious and sometimes fatal viral disease that affects cloven-hoofed animals, including domestic and wild species within the family Bovidae.
It was North Korea's first outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease
Earlier on Thursday, the Bulgarian government announced it will provide BGN 300 000 to farmers from Kosti, where the domestic animals were slaughtered over cases of foot-and-mouth disease
is a severe, highly communicable disease of cattle, pigs, sheep, goats and deer.
BRITAIN'S ability to deal with another major outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease
is to be tested in two-day simulation later this year.
THE UK Government has accepted all of the main recommendations in the review of the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease
that followed the leak of the virus from the "shabby and dilapidated" Government- licensed labs at Pirbright, Surrey, in 2007.
A SIXTH case of suspected foot-and-mouth disease
was being investigated last night.
Production was stopped and livestock lorries were turned back after it was discovered cattle had been sent to St Merryn from a third Surrey farm found to have foot-and-mouth disease
, before the ban on livestock movement.
Vigilance is absolutely key to containing and eradicating foot-and-mouth disease