Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Seized pork tests positive for ASF in Thailand
The Thailand Department of Health has revealed that samples of ground pork confiscated during a raid on three illicit factories in Nakhon Pathom province have tested positive for African swine fever (ASF), Thaiger reported.
Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Thailand uncovers government officials involved in massive pork smuggling operation
Thailand's Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has exposed the involvement of at least 10 civil servants and politicians in a large-scale pork smuggling operation, Bangkok Post reported.
Friday, November 17, 2023
Makro Thailand denies purchasing smuggled pork amid supplier scandal
Makro Thailand, a hypermarket chain operated by CP Extra Plc, issued a statement refuting claims that it has been procuring pork from Wealthy & Healthy Foods Co Ltd, a company implicated in the sale of illegally smuggled fresh pork from ...
Thursday, November 9, 2023
Thailand issues warning against consuming raw pork after surge in Streptococcus suis cases
Health officials in Thailand are cautioning the public against the consumption of raw or undercooked pork following a surge in Streptococcus suis cases, with recorded instances reaching 500 and 24 reported deaths from January to November 20 ...
Friday, November 3, 2023
Thailand confident of resolving illegal pork cases soon
Thailand has doubled its efforts to eradicate an illegal pork network in the country and is adamant it will wrap up any related cases by next month, government spokesman Chai Wacharonke said.
Monday, August 14, 2023
Thailand seeks to get pork into Singapore
Thailand's Department of Livestock Development is working with the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) to promote the export of safe pork.
Friday, September 9, 2022
Eight tonnes of illegally transported frozen pork confiscated in Maha Sarakham, Thailand
Customs officials in Thailand seized about eight tonnes of frozen pork, worth about ฿1.6 million (US$44,018), from two trucks in Kantharalak district of the north-eastern province of Maha Sarakham on September 7.
Friday, September 2, 2022
Swine farmers in Thailand urge crackdown on smuggled pork
Swine farmers in Thailand are urging the country’s Ministry of Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives to take aggressive action against dishonest traders who are flooding the domestic market with smuggled pork, which they said will ...
Saturday, February 5, 2022
Philippines imposes ban on pork imports from Thailand and Italy
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture has issued a memorandum order banning imports of swine and pork products from Thailand and Italy following reports of African swine fever (ASF) in those countries, Business World reported.
Saturday, February 5, 2022
Pork, chicken, and egg prices in Thailand expected to fall
Thailand's Department of Internal Trade said it expects prices of pork, chicken, and egg to fall after Chinese New Year ends, the Nation Thailand reported.
Monday, January 17, 2022
Surging pork prices in Thailand possibly caused by supply hogging
Prapat Pothasuthon, Thailand's Deputy Agriculture Minister said surging prices of pork in the country was possibly because of traders hogging suppliers, rather than African Swine Fever (ASF), AFP reported.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Thailand implements measures to keep pork prices in check
Three measures proposed by Thailand's Agriculture and Cooperatives, as well as Commerce ministries, will be immediately implemented to control the soaring price of pork in the country, deputy government spokesperson Ratchada Thanadirek said ...
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
US suspends duty-free imports for Thailand due to lack of progress in opening Thai market to US pork
United States President Donald Trump said Thailand's tariff-free privileges for about US$817 million worth in exports to the United States will be withdrawn from December 30, due to lack of progress in opening Thai market to US pork product ...
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Petition leads to US trade sanctions against Thailand, pork producer council says
The US Trade Representative (USTR) has announced this month that it is suspending US$817 million in trade preferences for Thailand under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) programme as the country hasn't made sufficient progress pr ...
Monday, July 27, 2020
Thailand urges swine producers to keep pork wholesale price at US$2.50/kg
Thailand's Ministry of Commerce has called for swine raisers and traders to keep the wholesale price of pork at ฿80 (US$2.54) per kilogramme, retail price at ฿150-160 (US$4.76-5.07).

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