The administrative order no. 19 signed recently by Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala has lifted all Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) related transport restrictions for swine, cattle, carabao, sheep, goats and other cloven footed animals, including their meat, meat products and other byproducts nationwide.
The Philippines Is Seen To Be Declared FMD Free
In the upcoming general assembly, the Philippines is seen to be declared free from the deadly foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) by the World Organization for Animal Health or Office International des Epizooties (OIE).
Savants Have Found Where FMD Virus Starts Infection In Cattle
Foot and mouth disease (FMD), is a highly infectious vesicular disease of cloven footed animals, primarily of cattle, swine and occasionally of sheep, deer and bison.