Thursday, June 2, 2022
Taiwan still faces African swine fever threat
Taiwan's Customs Administration said there is still an African swine fever (ASF) threat, as it calls on consumers not to bring in pork illegally ahead of the upcoming June 3 Dragon Boat Festival, a peak gift giving season, Focus Taiwan repo ...
Saturday, May 28, 2022
South Korea confirms new case of African swine fever
South Korea's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has confirmed a new case of African swine fever (ASF) at the northeastern county of Hongcheon, on a farm with 1,500 livestock, Reuters reported.
Saturday, May 28, 2022
African swine fever detected in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany
Germany's Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture said a case of African swine fever (ASF) was detected in Baden-Wuerttemberg state, Germany, at a farm with about 35 livestock, Reuters reported.
Friday, May 27, 2022
Agriculture minister of Sarawak state, Malaysia says African swine fever under control
Datuk Seri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom, Minister for Modernisation of Agriculture and Regional Development in Sarawak, Malaysia, said African swine fever (ASF) is now under control in the state thanks to measures initiated since November 2020, Be ...
Friday, May 13, 2022
African swine fever detection kit developed in the Philippines shows promising results
An African swine fever (ASF) PCR detection kit developed by Philippines-based Manila Healthtek Inc is showing promising results in field tests, Business Mirror reported.
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Italy to cull wild boars to stop spread of African swine fever
Italy will commence wild boar culls around the capital city of Rome after African swine fever (ASF) was detected among these swine, Reuters reported.
Monday, May 9, 2022
Sabah, Malaysia to import pork due to African swine fever and rising feed prices
Datuk Seri Panglima Dr Jeffrey Kitingan, Sabah's Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, said Sabah state, Malaysia will approve permits for pork imports from Denmark and France due to a significant drop in pork production in the state, caused ...
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Vaccine for African swine fever passes tests for US regulatory approval
Scientists from the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) announced that an African swine fever (ASF) vaccine candidate has passed an important safety test required for regulatory approval, which means it ...
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
2,000 pigs infected with African swine fever disappears in Malaysia
Datuk Bakri Sawir, the chairman of the Negeri Sembilan state Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Action Committee chairman said about 2,000 pigs infected with African swine fever (ASF) from 19 unlicensed farms in Lukut, in the state of Nege ...
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
African swine fever confirmed in Perak state, Malaysia
African swine fever (ASF) has been confirmed at three farms in Perak state, Malaysia, with about 990 swine culled in the state to prevent the spread of the disease, The Star Malaysia reported.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
AVAC Vietnam to launch first African Swine Fever vaccine
AVAC Vietnam Company Limited is set to launch the first African Swine Fever vaccine later this month, with Vietnam's government to review the final stages of development before officially introducing the vaccine to the market, Nongnghiep Vi ...
Thursday, April 7, 2022
Pork seized at Malaysian airport tests positive for African swine fever
Pork sausage products seized from a traveller from China at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) by Malaysian customs has tested positive for African swine fever (ASF), Bernama Malaysia reported.
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
UK at risk of African swine fever outbreak if it waives border checks on EU goods
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) said the UK will be at risk of an African swine fever outbreak if the UK government waives border checks on goods including livestock and food imported from the EU, The Guardian reported.
Thursday, March 31, 2022
USDA developing African Swine Fever vaccine
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Research Service is currently working on an African swine fever (ASF) vaccine, but the virus would make development difficult, WGEM News reported.
Monday, March 14, 2022
Sarawak state, Malaysia culls swine, closes abattoir due to African swine fever
585 swine were culled in Miri, Sarawak state, Malaysia due to African swine fever (ASF), while the state's abattoir in Sibu was ordered to be closed after the disease was detected there, Borneo Post and The Star Malaysia reported.

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