Monday, July 18, 2022
ASF confirmed in Assam, India
African swine fever (ASF) was detected in Assam, India, on July 17 after a pig in Dibrugarh's Bhogali Pathar village tested positive for the virus.
Monday, July 18, 2022
US pork exports in May reached highest monthly volume since November
The United States' pork exports in May were 224,677 tonnes, down 21% from a year ago but the highest monthly volume since November, according to the US Meat Export Federation.
Monday, July 18, 2022
Consumption of pig meat world to rise to 129 million tonnes over next decade
Global pig meat consumption is projected to increase to 129 million tonnes over the next ten years and to account for a third of the total increase in meat consumption, according to the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2022-2031 which outlines ...
Monday, July 18, 2022
Vietnam's pig inventory expands 3.8% year-on-year
Vietnam's total pig inventory is estimated to have increased 3.8% year-on-year as of June, according to the country's General Statistics Office.
Friday, July 15, 2022
BRF to export pork to Canada
Major Brazilian meatpacker BRF SA unit in Santa Catarina state has been approved to export fresh pork and frozen pork cuts to Canada, Nasdaq reported.
Friday, July 15, 2022
UK at risk of African swine fever due to lack of border checks
The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) said the UK is at risk of African swine fever (ASF) due to a lack of border checks, following fears of infection after ASF was detected at a swine farm close to the French border, Food Manufact ...
Friday, July 15, 2022
China's hog production generally stable, according to symposium
The overall situation of China's hog production is generally stable and improving, according to a symposium held by the country's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs on July 13.
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Swine and cattle numbers in Belgium decrease slightly
Data published by Belgium's federal statistical service, Statbel, showed cattle numbers in the country decreased by 25,000 last year or 1.1% lower to 2.3 million animals, while swine numbers dropped 2.5% lower to 6 million, The Brussels Tim ...
Thursday, July 14, 2022
USDA invests more than US$14 million to support agricultural training for "historically underserved" communities
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on July 13 an additional investment of more than US$14 million to support agricultural workforce training in "historically underserved" communities that will increase th ...
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
South Korea adds beef, chicken, and pork belly to tariff-free import items
South Korea's Ministry of Economy and Finance announced 27 industry and food items will be added to tariff-free import items, including beef, chicken, and pork belly, as the country aims to counter rising inflation, the Indo-Asian News Serv ...
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
USDA projections expect lower US pork production this year
Most recent projections by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have expected US pork production in 2022 to be down by about 1.6% from a year earlier, with 2023 production up about a half of a percent.
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Over 140 million US hogs sold last year, NPPC economic report reveals
The United States' National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) recently released an economic report on the significance of US pork producers to the nation's agricultural and overall economy.
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
ASF reported in Bihar, India
African swine fever (ASF) has been detected in Bihar, India.
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
China Hog: Prices surge 43% in four weeks (week ended Jul 11, 2022)
Slaughter volumes shrank further amid shortages of finishing hog. Had China government not acted to supress prices, price surge would have been even more tremendous.
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, now classical swine fever-free
The Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro has been recognised as a classical swine fever-free zone by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE).

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