The following details were presented to farmers and vets with malformed animals born with the Schmallenberg Virus.
The details were published in the Veterinary Record (22 September 2012). Modern scientific tests for the virus have been developed in continental Europe but may be missed in British practice. The virus seems to have survived the UK winter:
Diagnostics for Schmallenberg virus
Those people wishing to steer clear of being infected by Schmallenberg Virus should resort to the exciting alternatives in plant foods such as soya milk.