Bluetongue threat warning

Date Published: 15/08/2007

On the day that we breathe a collective sigh of relief that the results of two more suspect
Organic Inform logoFMD cases have proved negative in initial tests, it is reported that there is growing concern among scientists that the deadly bluetongue virus is not far from UK shores.

The disease is a killer to livestock and is spread by midges, which makes it very hard to control, according to news from Organic Inform. Click here for the Organic Inform coverage