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Genetics Suppliers Given Disease Status Deadline

20 May 2013

ARGENTINA – All businesses wishing to engage in the exchange of reproductive pig material are to be officially registered as brucellosis- and Aujeszky’s disease-free from 31 July.

This is according to a directive from the National Health and Food Quality Service (SENASA) Resolution No. 63/2013.

The new law states that all businesses must be recognised as free of Aujesksy’s disease and Brucellosis.

This means that all pigs utilised by genetic suppliers must have their health condition validated. The protocol involves paperwork and laboratory testing.

Further Reading

Find out more information on brucellosis by clicking here and on Aujeszky's disease by clicking here.



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