• Commission Decision of 15 October 2007 authorizing the use of at risk bovine animals until the end of their productive lives in Germany following official confirmation of the presence of BSE (OJ L 271, 16 October 2007, p. 16) 
  • The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned that the recent outbreak of the blue-tongue disease in the UK and Denmark is a new sign that animal diseases are gaining ground worldwide and that states will need to invest more in detecting and fighting these outbreaks (Europolitics, October 16, 2007, p. 6) 
  • A study, recently published in the World Health Organization Bulletin, has highlighted a series of shortcomings in the strategies followed by the 27 EU member states to fight potential flu pandemics (Europolitics, October 16, 2007, p. 11) 
  • Commission Regulation (EC) No 1200/2007 of 15 October 2007 approving non-minor amendments to the specification for a name entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Asiago – cheese, Italy (PDO)) (OJ L 271, 16 October 2007, p. 3) 
  • Commission Regulation (EC) No 1201/2007 of 15 October 2007 entering a designation in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Coliflor de Calahorra – cauliflower, Spain (PGI)) (OJ L 271, 16 October 2007, p. 5)