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ISA Outbreak Confirmed in Nordland County

1 September 2015, at 1:00a.m.

NORWAY - An Infectious Salmon Anemia (ISA) outbreak has been discovered at sea site 11248 Bonhammaren in B municipality, Nordland county.

Owner of the farm, Egil Kristoffersen & s. AS., notified the Food Safety Authority a short time ago of their suspicion.

To prevent the spread of infection, restrictions including prohibiting the movement of fish without a special permit have been applied.

 

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