African Swine Fever

African swine fever (ASP) is a dangerous animal disease and therefore notifiable in Austria. No cases of African swine fever have ever occurred in Austria. In case of crisis diagnosis is made at the national reference laboratory of AGES.

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2017 Annual Report AGES

The 2017 Annual Report provides an overview of the many and varied activities and services provided by AGES and a retrospective on the issues AGES was mainly involved in during 2017.
Available in German.

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Cockchafer / Close linge

This year again a mass flight of cockchafers is to be expected in certain areas of Upper Austria, Salzburg and Tyrol. Their swarming is noticeable during the evening hours at forest edges or striking single trees.

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Announcements by the Federal Offices

Dem Bundesamt für Sicherheit im Gesundheitswesen (BASG) liegen Informationen vor, dass durch Paralleldistribution mehrere Packungen des Arzneimittels Jakavi 15 mg Tabletten, für die dringender Fälschungsverdacht besteht, in die legale Vertriebskette gelangt sind. Nach heutigem Stand handelt es sich ausschließlich um Packmittelfälschungen. Es besteht keine akute Gefahr, der Rückruf dient der reinen Vorsichtsmaßnahme.

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BAES: The new plant protection register is online

At the beginning of July, the new pesticide register of the Federal Office for Food Safety went online. It offers numerous new features such as improved search queries, personalisation options and electronic notification for applicants and marketing authorisation holders.

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