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  3. Zim bans livestock imports, products from SA after foot and mouth outbreak  Fin24
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Government has, with immediate effect, suspended the importation of all live cloven-hoofed animals and their products from South Africa following an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in some parts of Limpopo Province on Tuesday. Botswana has also taken similar action.

The Zimbabwean Government, through the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement has with immediate effect suspended all imports from South Africa of live cloven-hooved animals and their products following an outbreak of Food and Mouth Disease (FMD).

The disease, which causes lesions and lameness in cattle and sheep, was detected in a northern district of Limpopo province, South Africa’s agriculture department announced this week.

Two new cases of the drug-resistant STI have been confirmed