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TAFS publishes short summary of H5N8 outbreaks in Europe

19 December 2014
Technical news (uncommented clippings)
Tags: influenza, H5N8, turkey

TAFS publishes short summary of H5N8 outbreaks in Europe.

It may be downloaded here: http://tafsforum.org/influenza.html

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TAFS forum in new Encyclopedia of Food Safety

30 January 2014
News on TAFS
Tags: TAFS

The Encyclopedia of Food Safety has been published by Elsevier. See the flyer for further information.

The Encyclopedia contains a brief description of the TAFS forum in Volume 4 under Food Safety Management/Institutions involved in Food Safety.

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The flexible tail of the prion protein poisons brain cells

05 August 2013
Technical news (uncommented clippings)
Tags: members, TSE, prion protein

TAFS member Prof. Adriano Aguzzi explains latest research on how the flexible tail of the prion protein poisons brain cells.

Watch the video here.

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Cargill joins TAFS forum

17 May 2013
News on TAFS
Tags: TAFS, members

Cargill, represented by Todd McAloon, has joined the TAFS forum today.

Welcome!

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New paper: Bluetongue Disease Risk Assessment Based on Observed and Projected Culicoides obsoletus spp. Vector Densities

29 April 2013
Technical news (uncommented clippings)
Tags: members, cattle, bluetongue, risk assessment, vector

TAFS members Katharina Brugger and Franz Rubel have published a new paper entitled "Bluetongue Disease Risk Assessment Based on Observed and Projected Culicoides obsoletus spp. Vector Densities". Congratulations!

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2 new reports: antimicrobial resistance and EFSA zoonoses report

11 April 2013
Official publications
Tags: food safety, zoonoses, antimicrobial resistance

2 new reports have been published recently that are of relevance for the work that we do:

- a review 'Antimicrobial Resistance: Challenges and Perspectives' by Doyle et al.

- The European Union Summary Report on Trends and Sources of Zoonoses, Zoonotic Agents and Food-borne Outbreaks in 2011.

Both reports may be discussed at the upcoming TAFS meeting (April 24/25).

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TAFS forum joins Global Agenda of Action in Support of Sustainable Livestock Sector Development

14 March 2013
News on TAFS
Tags: TAFS, livestock

The TAFS forum has joined the Global Agenda of Action in Support of Sustainable Livestock Sector Development.

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The TAFS Assessment of Paratuberculosis in the Food Chain

04 March 2013
Position Papers
Tags: TAFS, paratuberculosis, milk, consumers, risk, food safety, assessment, trade

The TAFS forum has today published its "Assessment of Paratuberculosis in the Food Chain" presentation, as a Youtube-Video and pdf for download.

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