Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Smithfield Foods to pay US$42 million to settle pork price-fixing lawsuit
US major pork producer Smithfield Foods is expected to pay US$42 million to restaurants and caterers to settle a pork price-fixing lawsuit, which alleges the firm is responsible for conspiring to inflate pork prices, the Associated Press re ...
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
US beef and pork prices declined in May, but expected to rise again
Beef and pork producer prices in the US declined in May this year, but prices are expected to bounce back due to increased slaughter later this year, Bloomberg reported.
Monday, July 4, 2022
Cost of pork in Russia to grow at fraction of inflation rate this year
The retail cost of pork in Russia in 2022 will grow at a fraction of the inflation rate due to the increase in production of the meat and the stabilisation of the cost structure, according to Yury Kovalev, director general of the National U ...
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Aquafeed producers in Philippines call for lifting of ban on pork products used to make fish feed
Aquafeed manufacturers have requested the Philippines Department of Agriculture (DA) to lift a ban on the importation of pork products including processed animal proteins (PAP) from Italy that are used in manufacturing fish feed.
Monday, June 13, 2022
Nebraska, US pork association appoints new services director
The Nebraska Pork Producers Association in the United States has appointed Steve Hoefer as allied and producers services director.
Monday, June 13, 2022
Philippines to allow import of more pork and corn through adjustment of tariffs
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte had issued Executive Order (EO) No. 171 to modify tariff rates for pork, corn, rice and coal, thus facilitating the import of more goods into the country at lower prices.
Friday, June 10, 2022
US exports of beef exceed US$1 billion, while pork exports decline
The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) said for the third month in a row, beef exports from the country exceeded US$1 billion, while pork exports were below the large totals in 2021, the USMEF reported.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Sask Pork receives funding to study antibiotic use on hog farms in Saskatchewan, Canada
Canada's Sask Pork will receive $150,000 from the Agriculture Development Fund over three years to evaluate antibiotic use on hog farms in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
US pork exports reach biggest record since November at 222,581 tonnes
The United States' pork exports in March 2022 were 222,581 tonnes, the largest since November but nearly 25% below the record volume achieved a year ago.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
United Pork Americas to hold first pre-event online symposium with swine industry players
United Pork Americas (UPA) will hold its first pre-event online symposium with specialists from the international swine industry on May 25.
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Thai swine farmers to maintain pork prices at US$2.89 per kg
Suntraporn Singriwong, chairman of Thailand's Northern Pig Producers Association, said swine farmers around the country have agreed to maintain pork prices at THB 100 (~US$2.89; THB 10 = US$0.29) per kg to help consumers affected by the eco ...
Monday, May 9, 2022
US beef exports third highest on record, pork exports improve
The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) said the country's total beef exports in March were the third highest monthly beef exports on record, while pork exports were the largest in 2022 but lower than the record-large exports set in March las ...
Monday, May 9, 2022
Demand drives export of Mexican pork to US during first four months of 2022
Mexico's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development reported that the demand for Mexican pork in the United States remained on the rise during the first four months of 2022, which caused exports to this destination to increase.
Friday, April 29, 2022
Australian swine producers say pork safe to eat as vaccine for Japanese encephalitis is distributed
Swine famers in Australia said pork is safe to eat as a Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) vaccine is rolled out in the country, ABC News reported.
Monday, April 18, 2022
US pork exports fell in February, says USMEF
US pork exports trended lower year-over-year in February, as larger shipments to Mexico and Japan did not offset the continued decline in demand from China/Hong Kong, the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) said.

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