Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Wholesale egg prices in Tokyo, Japan is at its highest in 42 years
Japanese egg seller JA.Z-Tamago Co said wholesale egg prices in Tokyo, Japan, reached a record high of JPY 327 per kg in February 2023, the highest level for the month since February 1981, Jiji Press reported.
Monday, February 27, 2023
Japan egg prices up to record highs due to bird flu and rising feed prices
Poultry farmers in Japan have been urged to stay calm as egg prices in the country increase to record highs, with highly pathogenic avian influenza spreading in the nation, and feed prices continuing to rise, South China Morning Post report ...
Friday, February 3, 2023
Japanese company to develop aquaculture zone at Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Tokushima Auction Market (TAM), a Japanese government owned company, is looking to develop a 100-hectare aquaculture zone in Ilocos Norte, Philippines, Fish Information & Services reported.
Saturday, January 28, 2023
Dairy company Meiji in talks to establish Japanese-Bulgarian dairy R&D centre
Major Japanese dairy company Meiji Holdings Co said it is in talks to establish a Japanese-Bulgarian dairy research and development (R&D) centre for developing new dairy products, SeeNews reported.
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Japan culls record 9.98 million birds this season due to bird flu
Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said the country has culled close to 10 million birds at poultry farms this season due to bird flu, as the virus continues to spread across the nation, Japan Today reported.
Monday, January 9, 2023
Kura Sushi launches AI-farmed mackerel tuna in Japan
Kura Sushi featured farmed "AI Sumagatsuo" at its restaurants in Japan for the first time in December 2-15 last year.
Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Japan bird flu cases reach record high
Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said bird flu cases in Japan reached a record high, following the confirmation of new infections in the prefectures of Chiba and Fukuoka, The Manichi reported.
Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Record number of avian flu cases in Japan
Japan has seen a record number of avian flu cases this season, with the 53rd confirmed at a poultry farm in Asahi City in Chiba Prefecture, near Tokyo.
Thursday, December 29, 2022
Wholesale egg prices in Japan reach record high prices this month
Wholesale egg prices in Japan are reaching record high levels in December 2022, mainly because of increased chicken feed costs and the spread of avian influenza in the country, NHK World-Japan reported.
Tuesday, December 27, 2022
Dairy sector in Japan affected by rising costs and lower production
Dairy farmers in Japan are badly affected by rising production costs due to higher prices of formula feed for milk cattle, following the Russia-Ukraine conflict, The Japan Times reported.
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Aomori Prefecture, Japan to cull more than one million chicken following avian influenza outbreak
The Aomori Prefectural government in Japan had started on December 15 to cull some 1.37 million chickens raised at a poultry farm in the city of Misawa, where an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza has been confirmed.
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
New aquaculture solution in Japan supports sustainable seafood output and lowers input costs
A new customised aquaculture-monitoring system has been announced by Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and its Japanese distributor, GISupply, which supports sustainable seafood production and low ...
Monday, December 12, 2022
Australia in process of getting animal vaccines to protect pigs from Japanese encephalitis virus
Australia's federal government has confirmed it is in the process of obtaining vaccines internationally for horses and pigs to protect them from Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV).
Friday, December 9, 2022
Japan intensifies measures against bird flu and African swine fever
Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said it will intensify measures to protect poultry and swine farms from bird flu and African swine fever (ASF) as bird flu spreads across the country, NHK World-Japan reported.
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Japan approves revised beef safeguard mechanism with the US
The Upper House of Japan's Diet has approved a revised beef safeguard mechanism under the US-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA), allowing US beef exporters to meet Japan's growing demand for the meat and reducing the probability of higher tariff ...

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