Friday, July 5, 2024
Taiwan aims for swine fever free status in 2024
Taiwan has applied for swine fever free status from the World Organisation for Animal Health, Taipei Times reported.
Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Taiwan's agriculture ministry looks to welcome more migrant workers into country
Taiwan's Agriculture Minister Chen Junne-jih said on June 27 that the country's Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) is currently in talks with the Ministry of Labor (MOL) to expand an agricultural migrant worker programme and increase the number ...
Friday, April 12, 2024
Taiwan looks to get eggs from Philippines, Thailand and Turkey
Amid rising prices for eggs, Taiwan will look to diversify its egg sources and seek imports from the Philippines, Thailand and Turkey, the country's Council of Agriculture (COA) said last month.
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Taiwan's Premier suggests cross-contamination may explain pork additive scare
Taiwan's Premier Chen Chien-jen informed lawmakers that a potential case of cross-contamination could have led Taichung Health Bureau to mistakenly detect banned additives in a sample of pork slices provided by Taiwan Sugar Corp (Taisugar), ...
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Bird flu outbreak in Tainan, Taiwan leads to culling of over 12,000 chickens
The H5N1 subtype of bird flu was detected on a chicken farm located in Tainan's Jiali district, Taiwan, prompting the culling of 12,794 chickens, Taiwan News reported.
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Lawmakers call on Taiwan to expedite efforts to improve environment for farming hens
A group of lawmakers in Taiwan called on February 22 for faster government efforts to build a animal-friendly environment for farming egg-laying hens in the country, citing the findings of a recent report on progress made in assisting the i ...
Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Experts in Taiwan to meet following discovery of banned additive in pork produced by state-owned firm
Experts will meet on February 21 to discuss how banned leanness-enhancing additive cimbuterol came to be found in a pork product made by state-owned Taiwan Sugar Co (Taisugar), the country's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said last week ...
Wednesday, February 7, 2024
Taisugar pork products clear of banned additive in Taiwan
Taiwan's Ministry of Agriculture has announced that a repeat test on frozen pork products supplied by Taiwan Sugar Corp (Taisugar) revealed no traces of a banned leanness-enhancing additive, Taipei Times reported.
Friday, January 26, 2024
9th Taiwan Smart Agriweek
Taiwan Smart Agriweek is back with it's 9th edition! After 8th successful edition, this event serves as the Asia-only and the Taiwan-largest international B-2-B platform that encompass all sectors of agriculture in the name of smart, techno ...
Wednesday, December 27, 2023
China to resume import of grouper fish from Taiwanese fisheries
China said it will resume the import of grouper fish from a number of registered fisheries in Taiwan, ending a ban said to be imposed due to the presence of illegal chemicals, reports said on December 22
Friday, December 22, 2023
Taiwan implements stricter inspections on Chinese imports following ASF discovery
Taiwan's Ministry of Agriculture has mandated X-ray inspections for all luggage and packages arriving from China, following the detection of a new strain of the African swine fever (ASF) virus in imported spicy sausage, Taipei Times reporte ...
Monday, October 9, 2023
Taiwan rejects suggestion subsidies for pork imports behind domestic pork's lower market share
Taiwan's Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) denied that the subsidies it provides for imported pork are to be blamed for the falling market share of domestic pork in the country, according to a statement issued on October 8.
Monday, October 9, 2023
All batches of pork entering Taiwan to be scrutinised at borders
Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on October 7 that border inspections on imported pork entering the country would be conducted for every batch, as two local importers were recently found to have falsely labeled pork imp ...
Monday, September 25, 2023
Taiwan's retail egg price rises as doubts over imported eggs' quality mount
Questions over the quality of imported eggs entering Taiwan have boosted the demand for domestically produced eggs in the country and caused an increase in the retail egg price, the Taipei Egg Retailers' Association said on September 24.
Monday, September 18, 2023
Taiwan to get rid more than 54 million imported eggs
More than 54 million imported eggs will be disposed in Taiwan, as their expiration date has passed, the country's Minister of Agriculture, Chen Chi-chung, said on September 16.

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