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UAE Bans Live Livestock Import from Britain

by VR Sreeraman on  August 7, 2007 at 7:26 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
UAE Bans Live Livestock Import from Britain
The United Arab Emirates has imposed a temporary ban on import of all live cloven-hoofed animals and their products from Britain following cases of the foot and mouth disease there.
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The agriculture ministry's animals wealth department has been asked to coordinate efforts with other authorities to put the ban in place, according to news agency WAM.

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The European Commission Monday banned exports of meat, milk and animals from Britain as investigation continued into the source of the first foot and mouth outbreak, discovered Friday at a farm near Guildford.

Source: IANS
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