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CFIA confirms emerald ash border in Waterloo and Oxford

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of the emerald ash borer (EAB) in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo in the Highway 401 and Fountain Street area and in the County of Oxford, Ontario, along Highway 401 near Oxford County Road 3. Movement restrictions on regulated wood materials will be placed on

On The Lookout For FMD

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is reminding veterinarians across Canada to consider serious animal diseases such as foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in their list of differential diagnoses. The recent outbreaks of FMD in Japan and other Asian countries are strong reminders of the importance of spotting the disease early, and practising sound biosecurity when visiting

Avian influenza detected in Saskatchewan

Highly pathogenic H7N3 avian influenza has been detected in a commercial poultry operation in Saskatchewan, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced today. This virus is not the same as the strain circulating in Asia, Africa and Europe, which has been associated with human illness. H7N3 is not normally associated with serious human illness. Avian