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Brazil and World

Brazilian committee will update control standards of bovine spongiform encephalopathy

The health of animals used for human consumption is one of the main concerns of the producers as well as of the Brazilan government. Because of that, to assure the quality of the animal protein, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA), created a committee who will revise the standards for surveillance, control, eradication, certification and sanitary emergency of the bovine spongiform encephalopathy and all forms of Transmissibles spongiform encephalopathies (TSE).
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) will be updated and the laboratorial analysis will be modernized as well for a better and more efficient diagnosis of the disease.
Brazil is classifies by the OIE with the lowest risk for the bovine spongiform encephalopathy, degenerative disease which affects the nervous system of the cattle and, between the symptoms are the aggressivity and lack of coordination of the animal.
Brazil and World

In China, KIT participates of discussions about importing from Brazil

This week, KIT International was in Shanghai, at Sial China, and was present at the delegation who travelled with the Brazilian Agriculture Minister, Tereza Cristina, to the Asian country.
Brazil and World

African swine fever is registered in Hong Kong

Six Thousand animals will be sacrificed in Hong Kong due to the first outbreak of African Swine fever in the country.
Brazil and World

KIT Team offer personalized solutions at Sial China

KIT International commercial team is in Shanghai at Sial China.
Brazil and World

African swine fever and rising US tariffs may favor Brazilian exports

The outbreak of African swine fever and the news of the increase in US import tariffs should further open the doors to Brazil's meat trade.