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Monday, November 14, 2022
First African swine fever case detected in South Korea in two months
South Korea's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said they have detected the first case of African swine fever (ASF) in two months north of the country, with 5,499 swine culled to prevent the spread of the disease, Yonhap News ...
Thursday, October 13, 2022
African swine fever detected at Romanian swine farm
Romania has detected an African swine fever (ASF) outbreak as a major swine farm in Timis county, west of the country, with 39,000 livestock set to be culled to prevent the spread of the disease, Reuters reported.
Thursday, September 22, 2022
African swine fever detected in Perak, Malaysia
88 swine in Perak state, Malaysia were discovered to have African swine fever (ASF) at a farm in the Kerian district, according to the Perak Veterinary Services Department, Free Malaysia Today reported.
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Manitoba Pork commends Canada's investment to prevent African swine fever
Manitoba Pork has commended Canada's federal government's announcement of a new CAD 45.3 million (~US$34.5 million; CAD 1 = US$0.76) investment to help prevent and prepare for a potential outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), Portage Onlin ...
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Feeding spray-dried porcine plasma (SDPP) to pigs contributed to delayed experimental African swine fever transmission and progression
African swine fever virus (ASFV) is a dsDNA virus that can cause high mortality in pigs of all ages. ASFV is primarily transmitted oro-nasally or indirectly by feeding garbage containing infected ingredients, biological vectors or fomites.
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Foot-and-mouth disease and African swine fever detected in imported meat to Australia
As Australia's government takes new steps to wash shoes at international airports, viral fragments of food-and-mouth disease (FMD) and African swine fever (ASF) have been found in imported meat, ABC News reported.
Thursday, July 21, 2022
New US-Philippines African swine fever project announced
A new African swine fever (ASF) project to address issues related to ASF called "Capacity building in risk assessment to support safe international trade of US pork products in the Philippines" has been announced by the US Nationa ...
Friday, July 15, 2022
UK at risk of African swine fever due to lack of border checks
The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) said the UK is at risk of African swine fever (ASF) due to a lack of border checks, following fears of infection after ASF was detected at a swine farm close to the French border, Food Manufact ...
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Germany's latest African swine fever outbreak deals major blow to sector
Analysts said the discovery of African swine fever (ASF) at Germany's key swine region of Lower Saxony is likely to deal a major blow to the sector, with important markets such as China expected to maintain its pork import ban on Germany fo ...
Monday, July 4, 2022
Two African swine fever cases detected in Germany
Germany's Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture said two more cases of African swine fever (ASF) were detected among farm hogs in in the western state of Lower Saxony and eastern state of Brandenburg, Channel News Asia reported.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Pork from Italy and Germany remained ban in Japan due to African swine fever
Raw Italian ham, as well as German sausages and other well-known European meat items, are still banned from import into Japan due to fears of African swine fever (ASF), the Asahi Shimbun reported.
Friday, June 17, 2022
USDA announces new campaign to prevent introduction and spread of African swine fever
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced a new campaign to help prevent the introduction and spread of African swine fever (ASF) in the US through an awareness programme called & ...
Monday, June 13, 2022
Italy to cull 1,000 swine after two cases of African swine fever were detected
1,000 swine are expected to be culled in Italy after two cases of African swine fever (ASF) were detected on a farm in the Lazio region, Rome, which raised concerns that it might affect the country's pork sector, AFP reported.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Vietnam set to license two more African swine fever vaccines
Vietnam is expected to license two more African swine fever (ASF) vaccines developed by AVAC Vietnam Co Ltd. and Dabaco Group JSC before the end of 2022, Vietnam Plus reported.
Thursday, June 2, 2022
Vietnam announces first African swine fever vaccine developed for commercial use
Vietnam has announced that it has developed the world's first African swine fever (ASF) vaccine developed for commercial use and export, Reuters reported.

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