Wednesday, July 27, 2022
FAO: New approach needed to gauge animal health impact on emissions
Animal health is important to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but greater investment is needed to evaluate the impact, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and partners said in a report published on July 21.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Plaintiffs' attorneys in major US pork price-fixing case receive US$34 million in legal fees
A federal judge in Minnesota state, US has approved a nearly US$34 million legal-fee award for plaintiffs' attorneys representing food distributors who claimed that major pork producers coluded for more than ten years to fix and raise price ...
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Muyuan Foods & Wens Foodstuff Group: How major Chinese pig producers compare
Muyuan Foods Co., Ltd, the biggest pig farming enterprise in the world, saw its sales of live pigs increase by 122.3% to 40.263 million heads in 2021.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Resolution on declaring state of calamity in Zamboanga City, Philippines, due to ASF approved
The Philippines' City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) recently approved a resolution recommending the declaration of a state of calamity in Zamboanga City due to an African swine fever (ASF) outbreak that has affecte ...
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Culling of pigs at farm in Kerala, India, completed following confirmed ASF outbreak
The culling of pigs at a farm at Tavinhal in Wayanad district, Kerala, India - where two cases of African swine fever (ASF) - have been confirmed was completed on July 25.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
US House of Representatives voted for US$8 million set aside for FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine
On July 20, the United States' House of Representatives voted 220 to 207 to pass HR 8294, a 2023 bundle of six spending bills that includes US$8 million for the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Veterinary Medicine.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Philippines agriculture department partners with US university in fight against animal diseases
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture (DA) has struck up an academic partnership with a US university amid its fight against animal diseases like African swine fever (ASF).
Monday, July 25, 2022
Economic report notes importance of US pig farmers in terms of contribution to economy
The United States' National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) released a new economic report that highlights how pig farmers in the US are significant contributors to the agricultural and overall economy.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Possible for Philippines to recover from ASF in two years, according to international agencies
The Philippines may finally recover from African swine fever (ASF) in two years' time with pork output expected to return to 1.6 million tonnes, according to joint forecasts of international agencies.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Poland confirms eighth ASF outbreak this year
The eighth outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in Poland this year was reported in the country's northwestern region, about 10km from its border with Germany.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Denmark begins conversion of temporary confinement crates during sow farrowing, lactation
Denmark has started the conversion of temporary confinement crates during the farrowing and lactation of sows
Monday, July 25, 2022
Spain approves swine farm control programme
Spain had approved a control programme that will guarantee an effective and homogeneous application of a royal decree for the management of intensive pig farms.
Monday, July 25, 2022
EFSA's ASF campaign extended for third straight year
The European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) "Stop African swine fever" campaign has been extended for the third consecutive year.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Russia exported less pork in first half of 2022
Russian producers exported 81,600 tonnes of pork in the first half of 2022, 23% less (-24,100 tonnes) than the same period last year, according to Yuriy Kovalev, director general of the National Union of Pork Producers at the organisation's ...
Friday, July 22, 2022
US pork producers note labour shortages, environmental regulations as key concerns
Labor shortages, transportation bottlenecks and environmental regulations are some of the top concerns for US pork producers at the Nebraska Pork Expo.

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