Australia Lifts European Ban, Restricts Import

Biosecurity Australia announced yesterday (May 17) that the March 14 ban on horses from foot and mouth disease (FMD)-affected countries has been lifted. Strict quarantine and disinfection measures have been enacted to maintain Australia’s FMD-free status.

”In light of community and industry concern over the importation of horses, a thorough examination of the risks has been undertaken

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