Ticks are already on the move
The mild weather makes the ticks active: Even on several consecutive days with a few degrees above zero, they go in search of a host.
African swine fever: 2.4 tonnes of meat seized
Around 2.4 tonnes of potentially dangerous foodstuffs were seized in January during joint priority inspections by the customs office, the Ministry of Health, the Federal Office of Consumer Health and…
Avian influenza: risk remains high in Austria
Since the beginning of the year, the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (bird flu) has been detected in wild birds as well as in poultry in small private holdings in several federal states.
One Health: Health for humans, animals, plants and the environment
The health of humans, animals, plants and the environment is interdependent. We have been pursuing this One Health approach for over 20 years.
Brucella, the causative agent of brucellosis, are so-called zoonotic pathogens, i.e. they can be transmitted to humans from animals or via food.
Adaptation to climate change
Here you will find our information on adaptation to climate change, from soil to plants and animals to humans.
Wheat weevil benefits from warmer temperatures
Although the wheat weevil is somewhat smaller than a grain kernel, it is one of the most important pests in grain stores.