Agri Minister O'Connor orders policy review of not naming Mycoplasma Bovis farms

Rebecca Howard
Fri, 15 Dec 2017

By Rebecca Howard Dec. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor has asked officials to review the policy of not naming the farms where Mycoplasma Bovis is detected and said keeping accurate records of stock movement is vital to halting the spread of the disease. Mycoplasma bovis is commonly found in cattle globally, including Australia. It does not infect humans and presents no food safety risk, but can have serious effects on cattle. It was first detected in New Zealand in July.   Earlier this week, the Ministry for Pr...

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