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RabobankCoronavirus complicating ASF
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. For all species, especially in China, coronavirus (Covid–19) currently is affecting distribution, consumption and trade in the first quarter of 2020.
Animal healthSouth-east Europe remains lumpy skin disease-free
ITALY, Parma. The mass vaccination campaign supported by the European Commission continued in south-eastern Europe in 2019, covering more than 1.8 mill. cattle, EFSA’s latest report on the status of the disease shows.
Pig farmingEU stock is recovering
LUXEMBOURG. Data are not yet available from Spain, which had the largest herd within the EU in 2018 with 30.8 million pigs.
Breeding farmReports of first case of African swine fever
GREECE, Athens. The country detected its first case of African swine fever in a small farm in Serres.
ASFSurveillance, communication, collaboration
ITALY, Parma. The key to controlling ASF is early detection of the disease.
WBCTeam Ireland is top
NORTHERN IRELAND, Belfast. A team with butchers from Northern Ireland and Ireland competing have been named the best in the world at the 2018 World Butchers’ Challenge.
Avian fluGreek H5N6 virus appears distinct from Asian strain
USA, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Virologist Ian Brown from UK clarified the virus not to be the same as the current strain that has infected both poultry and people.
EFSAGetting control over lumpy skin disease
ITALY, Parma. Authority gives advice against further spread of the illness.
AnugaRecord numbers in all sectors
GERMANY, Cologne. Quality of the visitors convinces the exhibitors across the board
Food EmbargoRussia suggests mitigation for Greece and Hungary
RUSSIA, Moscow Following the announcement by Russia's deputy prime minister Arkady Dvorkovich that his government was considering ways to mitigate the food embargo, Minister of Economic Development Alexei Ulyukayev has revealed the decision would initially affect Greece and Hungary.
Burger King plans to expand in Europe
USA, Miami Burger King Worldwide Inc., the second-largest, fast-food hamburger chain in the world, is expanding its global presence by establishing Burger King SEE SA. The new joint venture with BK SEE will look to expand the Burger King brand in Italy, Poland, Greece and Romania.
2013: Top 99 foodservice operators in Europe
GERMANY, Frankfurt Europe’s Top 99 foodservice operators rang up combined sales of nearly 394 bn (without VAT) in 2013. Based in 17 countries, the leaders achieved growth of 3.45% (in constant currency), slightly down on the year before (+4.6%).
Brussels opposes Greek import levy
BELGIUM, Brussels The European Commission has told Greece to scrap a meat import levy system that diverts charges to a fund subsidising Greek farmers.
Sow stall ban: nine not ready
GODALMING, UK Figures obtained by Compassion in World Farming show several EU member states have joined the list of nations that will be ready for the introduction of the new legislation in the new year. This means eighteen countries are now expected to be compliant by 1 January 2013 but leaves Austria, Cyprus, Finland, France, Greece, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Slovenia with some work to do.
European Meat Forum on regulation of food information
BRUSSELS The new EU regulation on food information threatens to make country of origin labelling mandatory for meat, and possibly also for meat products. Yet butchers from Greece through to Denmark all agree that this would be unworkable in practice.
Romanian live sheep exports
AUSTRALIA Romania exported 1.5 million sheep in 2006, with recent figures indicating that another 92,000 sheep were exported in January 2007.