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African swine fever
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BiosecurityKeeping Australia free from ASF
AUSTRALIA, Canberra. In response to the recent spread of African Swine Fever (ASF), the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has increased its border activities.
ASFPig farms restock due to worries over pork supply
CHINA, Beijing. China’s pig farmers should quickly replenish their herds and the nation plans to buy more pork for its reserves, a government official said, in steps to curb price rises expected to bite later this year in the wake of African swine fever outbreaks.
OverviewShort-term outlook for EU meat markets
BELGIUM, Brussels. A continued small increase in beef production and higher imports are expected to lead to a slightly higher utilisation of beef. Pigmeat supply grows while exports struggle to follow, keeping prices down.
ASFChina's top pig farmers see sharp fall in profits
CHINA, Beijing. China’s major pig farmers sharply cut 2018 profit estimates, after fast-spreading African swine fever hit prices and demand for pork in the world’s largest hog producer.
PorkASF hits huge, foreign-invested Chinese farm
CHINA, Beijing. The country reported an outbreak of deadly African swine fever on a huge pig farm part-owned by a Danish investment fund.
ASFChina eases pig transport ban
CHINA, Beijing. The country eases the ban to ensure supplies amid African swine fever.
BrexitThe EU may export less pork to the UK
UNITED KINGDOM, London. The pork production in UK is growing.
PreventionVietnam steps up measures to prevent ASF
VIETNAM, Hanoi. Vietnamese authorities conducted drills to prevent the spread of African swine fever should there be an outbreak of the disease in the country, as the risks of transmission from neighboring China increase.
EFSALatest developments on African swine fever
ITALY, Parma. EFSA has published an update on the epidemiological situation of African swine fever (ASF) in Europe.
SpreadASF found in animal feed
CHINA, Beijing. Chinese animal feed maker Tangrenshen Group said that tests on feed made by one of its units had ruled out the presence of the deadly African swine fever, however it was found in feed made by its 51%-owned subsidiary, Bili Meiyingwei Nutrition Feedstuff.
PorkUS lifts ban on Polish pork imports
POLAND, Warsaw. Polish pork from 16 facilities will return to the US market with no restrictions another three meat businesses will be able to export fully cooked pork products to the US.
BelgiumTailor-made and always fresh
BELGIUM, Brussels The meat sector is a well established part of the Belgian economy. The country is one of Europe's leading exporters of pork, beef and veal.
ZoetisUSDA to grant development of ASF vaccine
USA, Parsippany, NJ. The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of the USDA is to grant Zoetis LLC, Kalamazoo, Michigan, an exclusive license to develop a vaccine to control ASF.
World Food SituationFAO Food price index down in September
ITALY, Rome. The FAO Food Price Index is a measure of the monthly change in international prices of a basket of food commodities. It consists of the average of five commodity group price indices, weighted with the average export shares of each of the groups for 2002-2004.
AssessmentASF: No risk to consumers
GERMANY, Berlin. Animal diseases are not food scandals. The pathogen cannot be transferred to humans.
ASFBelgium creates buffer zone
BELGIUM, Brussels. The Belgian Minister of Agriculture takes action. Thousands of domestic pigs are to be culled.
OverviewPork prices and export
UNITED KINGDOM, London. EU competes on prices as pork exports grow in July.
ASFShifts in global protein market
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. The spread of African Swine Fever in China – and more recently to Belgium (close to France and Germany) – has substantially altered the outlook for the pork industry around the world.
PoultryChina's pig fever outbreak a boom for chicken farmers
CHINA, Beijing. An outbreak of African swine fever in China is proving to be a windfall for chicken farmers, helping drive up prices of the country’s second-most popular meat to two-and-a-half year highs.