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A Positive Case of EIA Found in Alberta

An Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) affected premises has been identified in the province of Alberta. Please note that the following information is in addition to what the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) already communicates to stakeholders which includes: Notification to…

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Equine Infectious Anemia Reported in Alberta and Manitoba

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reports that as of June 30th, there are three confirmed cases of Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in Alberta and five in Manitoba. Because EIA is a reportable disease in Canada, the CFIA maintains a…

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Comment on Proposed Animal Transport Law Changes

It was reported last fall that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) was undertaking a review of animal transportation regulations for the first time in 30 years. Changes have been drafted and are now available for review at this link….

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Proposed EIA Disease Control Program Update

Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) is a persistent and incurable viral disease of equines (i.e. horses, donkeys, mules, zebras) which has nearly worldwide distribution. There is no available vaccine or treatment for EIA. It is a World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) listed…

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Support Improved Animal Transport Laws

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is undertaking a review of animal transportation regulations for the first time in 30 years. Changes have been drafted, but Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food has yet to bring them forward for public…

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New Biosecurity Standard to Protect Canadian Horses

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) in partnership with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Equine Canada and its equine sector organizations has developed a National Farm and Facility Level Biosecurity Standard for the Equine Sector. This new guidance document can…

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Summer Safety Precautions for Transporting Horses

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reminds anyone involved in handling or transporting animals to take appropriate measures to protect animals from the effects of extreme temperatures. Every person transporting animals by any means in Canada is legally obligated to…

Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) is a persistent and incurable viral disease of equines, which is transmitted almost exclusively through blood or blood products on the mouthparts of biting insects.

Proposed EIA Risk Management Strategy

Equine Canada (EC) would like to advise all stakeholders that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is seeking input on a proposed strategy for future Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) control in Canada. The deadline for comments is June 1st. Equine…

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Import Restrictions Lifted for Horses from US Entering Canada due to Vesicular Stomatitis

Equine Canada would like to inform all stakeholders that effective immediately the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has eliminated all vesicular stomatitis (VS) import restrictions for horses from United States entering Canada as a result of additional information it received…

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World Organisation for Animal Health Seeks Feedback on Proposed Amendments

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) is currently undertaking a consultation with its member countries on amendments to the OIE Code chapter 4.16 that relates to the High Health Status Horse Subpopulation and that was adopted in May this…

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