Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Japan reports first case of highly pathogenic bird flu this season
Japan has confirmed the first case of highly pathogenic H5-type bird flu at a poultry farm in the southern part of the country, The Straits Times reported.
Thursday, November 16, 2023
Meiji Holdings initiates recall of milk in Japan due to antibacterial contamination
Meiji Holdings has announced a recall of certain batches of Meiji Milk in Tokyo, Japan, following the detection of sulfamonomethoxine, an antibacterial chemical used in treating cattle, The Straits Times reported.
Monday, October 30, 2023
New trade deal opens Japan to cooked poultry meat products from UK
UK cooked poultry meat products will soon be exported to Japan thanks to a new market access deal.
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
USMEF tours South Korea and Japan to highlight US beef and pork
The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) recently embarked on a tour of South Korea and Japan to promote US meat exports.
Monday, September 11, 2023
Japan temporarily stops import of Swedish pigs, pork over ASF concerns
Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has temporarily suspend the import of live pigs and pork from Sweden to prevent the spread of African swine fever (ASF) in Japan.
Monday, September 11, 2023
Japan sees 23.2% dip in value in July seafood exports to China
The value of Japan's seafood exports to China fell 23.2% in July from a year earlier to ¥7.7 billion (US$52 million), partly due to the neighboring country's blanket radiation testing on such products that started that month, governmen ...
Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Thailand to keep food safety situation under observation after Japan's release of nuclear plant wastewater
Thaliand's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is maintaining a 'wait and see' stance after Japan's release of wastewater from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean on August 24, according to FDA deputy secretary-genera ...
Monday, August 28, 2023
Indian aquaculture stocks surge as China suspends Japanese aquatic imports
Indian aquaculture companies, including Waterbase Ltd, Venky's India, and Apex Frozen Foods, have experienced notable gains in their stock prices following reports of China's suspension of aquatic imports from Japan, The Hindu Business Line ...
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Japan's onshore aquaculture grows to secure food supplies and protect environment
Japan is witnessing a rapid expansion of onshore aquaculture, with both major fishery companies and startups venturing into farmed mackerel and shrimp, driven by the nation's pursuit of bolstering food security and environmental protection ...
Monday, August 21, 2023
Chicken from Santa Catarina, Brazil, now allowed to enter Japan
Japan will resume chicken imports from Brazil's Santa Catarina state after a ban triggered by an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in backyard flocks there, Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said on August ...
Monday, August 21, 2023
Telecommunications companies provide support to Japan's aquaculture producers
Japanese telecommunications firms are bringing their technology prowess to land-based aquaculture, as Japan's fishing industry faces challenges due to declining resources and labor shortages.
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Japan lifts chicken import ban from Brazilian state of Espirito Santo
The Japanese government has decided to ease its ban on chicken products originating from Espirito Santo state in Brazil, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Fishers in Japan urged to venture into aquaculture
Japanese fishers are being urged to consider switching to aquaculture amid fears about rising sea temperatures.
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Poultry products from Hungary, Japan and Czech Republic allowed to enter Philippines
The Philippines is now allowing the entry of poultry products from Hungary, Japan and the Czech Republic, citing slim risk of bird flu coming from these nations, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
Tuesday, July 25, 2023
Japan Fish Feed Association members unable to meet new Aquaculture Stewardship Council standards
Producers belonging to the Japan Fish Feed Association will not meet new Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) feed standards, leaving Japan with only one major fish feed maker — the Japanese subsidiary of Stavanger, Norway-based Skre ...

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