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Schmallenberg virus at 27 sheep farms

30-12-2011: The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) has received reports of symptoms of the Schmallenberg ...

News item | 30-12-2011 | 16:00

More holdings with congenital malformations in lambs

The Animal Health Service in the Netherlands (Gezondheidsdienst voor Dieren, or GD) is currently aware of 30 sheep farms where ...

News item | 21-12-2011 | 16:32

Convenant for slaughter without stunning ready in three months

Dutch Minister for Agriculture and Foreign Trade, Henk Bleker, has informed the Senate about how he wishes to improve the welfare ...

News item | 20-12-2011 | 20:21

New virus detected in sheep and cows in the Netherlands

Since 1 December 2011 the Dutch Animal Health Service has received reports of congenital malformations in lambs. On 15 December ...

News item | 16-12-2011 | 16:20

New European Agriculture policy can be fairer, more flexible and simpler

At the request of Henk Bleker, Minister for Agriculture and Foreign Trade, the Council of Ministers has approved the government ...

News item | 28-10-2011 | 11:10

Orca Morgan to be moved from Dolfinarium Harderwijk to Loro Parque on Tenerife

The orca at the Dolfinarium in Harderwijk, rescued from from the Wadden Sea in July 2010, starving and weak, may be moved to Loro ...

News item | 12-10-2011 | 13:49

The Netherlands and Germany strengthen dialogue on the CAP

Some 80 participants of various civil society organisations from Germany and the Netherlands will hold a debate on 2 September ...

News item | 01-09-2011 | 11:39

Dutch cheeses Edam Holland and Gouda Holland granted protected status

Cheeses labelled "Gouda Holland" or "Edam Holland" are now guaranteed to originate from the Netherlands. The European Commission ...

News item | 08-10-2010 | 14:28

Mild variant of bird flu found in Deurne

Low pathogenic avian influenza has been detected in a poultry farm with some 28.000 chickens in Deurne, the Netherlands. This ...

News item | 18-05-2010 | 14:50

Verburg writes letter of support to goat farmers

In a letter to ZLTO Branch of Goat Farmers, Minister Verburg (LNV) addresses the dairy goat farmers facing the drastic ...

News item | 18-01-2010 | 16:22