Wednesday, August 31, 2022
China to release government pork reserves ahead of major festivals
China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) announced that it plans to release government pork reserves ahead of major festivals, Global Times reported.
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
CEO of BRF SA resigns, company shares close lower
Major Brazilian food processor BRF SA announced the resignation of chief executive Lorival Luz, with Miguel Gularte, a senior executive at beefpacker Marfrig Global Foods SA, to take over as CEO, US News reported.
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Purdue Agriculture launches interactive dashboard to track meat sentiment in news, social media
Purdue University's Center for Food Demand Analysis and Sustainability has added a meat sentiment dashboard to its roster of free-access food system dashboards.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Pig farming in Northern Ireland under pressure from rising costs
Northern Ireland's pig farming industry is under severe threat due to the cost of living crisis, according to sector leaders.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Tyson Foods pork plant in Indiana state, US suspended from exporting to China
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that Tyson Foods' pork processing plant in Logansport, Indiana state, US has been suspended from exporting goods to China, Channel News Asia reported.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
UK fertiliser plant's potential closure rouses concerns of shortage of CO2 for pig, poultry productions
CF Industries announced last week its intention to close its last remaining fertiliser plant at Billingham, the United Kingdom.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
More than 1,000 foreign officials in South Korea to look into ways for eco-friendly livestock farming
More than 1,800 government and industry officials and experts from around 30 nations gathered in South Korea to explore ways for eco-friendly livestock farming amid the global push to achieve net-zero goals, the country's agriculture minist ...
Monday, August 29, 2022
US NPPC appoints new director of food policy
The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) in United States recently appointed Ashley Johnson its new director of food policy.
Monday, August 29, 2022
Canada provides $45 million funding to support pork industry in fighting ASF
Canada is investing $45 million to help its pork industry deal with a potential outbreak of African swine fever (ASF).
Friday, August 26, 2022
US red meat production at 4.234 billion pounds in July
US commercial red meat production during July was 4.234 billion pounds, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) said.
Friday, August 26, 2022
Growth expected for Philippines' poultry, swine sectors as animal disease cases drop
The Philippines' poultry and swine sectors are expected to sustain a positive growth in the succeeding quarters with cases of animal diseases in the country on a downward trend, according to an official of the Department of Agriculture (DA) ...
Thursday, August 25, 2022
Vietnam stops use of domestically-produced ASF vaccine following pig deaths
Vietnam has temporarily suspended the use of its first home-grown African swine fever (ASF) vaccine after dozens of pigs inoculated with the shots died this month, state media reported on August 24.
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
USDA research facility commemorates over 20 years of contributions to US livestock industry
The United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, Livestock Issues Research Unit, held an open house event on August 23 to commemorate 23 years of accomplished research and contributions to the beef, dairy and swi ...
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
48-hour standstill at pig farms in South Korea ordered following ASF confirmation
A 48-hour standstill was ordered on pig farms and related facilities in the eastern Gangwon Province, South Korea, last weekend by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs after confirmation of a second African swine fever (ASF) ...
Tuesday, August 23, 2022
US had lesser hog farms in 2017 than 1997, biggest farms raised most of country's pigs, USDA report states
In the space of a generation, US hog production has transformed, even if the Midwest, with Iowa foremost, is still the leader, said a new report by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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