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Namibia suspends meat imports from South Africa over foot and mouth disease

January 9, 2019 2:06 PM
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WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia has suspended meat imports from South Africa due to the outbreak of the highly contagious foot and mouth disease, state broadcaster, NBC, said on Wednesday.

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.

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