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Roadmap for metrics to enhance food safety in low- and middle-income countries

Woman selling meat in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (photo via Flickr: Everjean).

‘Is my food safe?’ This question voices a fundamental consumer concern—regardless of where they live, what their income level is, or where they purchase their food.

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ILRI policy brief on food safety in the smallholder pig value chain in Vietnam

Nearly two in every 10 consumers of pork in Vietnam get sick yearly from salmonellosis and a staggering USD 2.5 to 7.6 million is spent on hospital costs in the country yearly due to food-borne diarrhoea. 225 more words


Workshop with German Partners to Mobilize Resources for Joint Research to Improve Animal and Human Health

Collaboration between the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and German partners dates back to the early days of ILRI’s predecessors: the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases (ILRAD) and the International Livestock Centre for Africa (ILCA). 201 more words

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Agrilinks hosts month-long focus on food safety

Agrilinks is an online community for food security and agricultural development practitioners. During the month of March 2018, Agrilinks shines the spotlight on the topic of food safety… 154 more words


New project to tackle antimicrobial resistance in Vietnam’s pig sector

A two-year project that will assess veterinary health management and veterinary drug use in Vietnamese pig farms has been launched.

The Health and Antibiotics in the Vietnamese Pig Production Project, known as VIDAPIG, is a collaboration between the University of Copenhagen, the National Institute of Veterinary Research, the National Institute of Nutrition and the International Livestock Research Institute ( 293 more words


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New publication: Immune parameters to p67C antigen adjuvanted with ISA206VG correlate with protection against East Coast fever

East Coast fever is a lymphoproliferative disease caused by the tick-transmitted protozoan parasite Theileria parva. East Coast fever is one of the most serious cattle tick-borne diseases in sub-Saharan Africa. 245 more words