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Oct 1

October 2009 Scrapie Canada Update

At a recent Canada- U.S. Consultative Committee on Agriculture meeting, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) ...

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Sep 1

Scrapie Canada FTF Update

Recently the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) met with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to discuss ...

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Aug 1

Final Report for the Voluntary Scrapie Flock Certification Program- Pilot Project

August 2009 Scrapie Canada Update Introduction In 2004, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), in consultation with ...

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Jul 25

Comments Welcome on New Proposed Import Protocol

July 2009 Scrapie Canada Update The Canadian sheep and goat industries have been given the opportunity to submit comments on ...

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Jun 25

Atypical Scrapie

June 2009 Scrapie Canada Update Two new cases of atypical scrapie have been confirmed by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency ...

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May 25

CFIA Proposed Changes to Import Protocol

May 2009 Scrapie Canada Update The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced that requirements around the ...

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Apr 25

Important Changes to the Voluntary Scrapie Flock Certification Program

April 2009 Scrapie Canada Update Since 2004, the Voluntary Scrapie Flock Certification Program (SFCP) has been funded by ...

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Mar 1

Rectal Biopsy Test For Scrapie

March 2009 Scrapie Canada Update Although rectal biopsy (RB) is now being recognized as an effective option for screening ...

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Feb 26

Comparing the US Scrapie Flock Certification Program to Canada’s

February 2009 Scrapie Canada Update As many producers already know, due to the 2003 BSE crisis, trade access to the U.S. for ...

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Jan 15

New Year Update

January 2009 Scrapie Canada Update With the new year upon us, and 2009 quickly moving ahead, it is a good time to take a look ...

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Dec 26

NEW! Online Scrapie Survey for Canadian Sheep and Goat Producers

December 2008 Scrapie Canada Update The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is calling on sheep and goat producers to help ...

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Dec 1

Information on Obtaining an Import Permit (for importing female sheep and goats from the USA)

December 2008 Scrapie Canada Update Obtaining an Import Permit from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency In order for ...

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