Agri-Health / Animal Products / East Africa / Food Safety / Health (human) / Southern Africa / West Africa / zoonotic diseases

Originally posted on AgHealth:
Maasai father and son tend to their cattle in their paddock in Kitengela, Kenya (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann). Brucellosis, also referred to as undulant fever, is a highly contagious zoonotic disease caused by the microorganism Brucella which infects multiple animal species including cattle, sheep, pigs, small ruminants, camels, water buffaloes and yaks. Brucellosis affects…

A4NH / Agri-Health / Animal Products / Dairying / East Africa / Food Safety / Germany / Health (human) / ILRI / Tanzania

BfR joins scoping tour in Tanzania and Kenya

From 24-29 September 2012, Juliane Bräunig and Alexandra Fetsch, two German scientists from the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, both members of the Safe Food Fair Food project team joined a meeting with four Irish experts on dairy and ILRI scientists hosted by the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in Morogoro, Tanzania and ILRI, Nairobi, … Continue reading