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Suspected caseSwine fever is spreading
GERMANY, Potsdam. African swine fever has now been detected in a wild boar outside the risk area. The official confirmation is still pending.
Animal diseases Swine fever in Lower Silesia
POLAND, Lower Silesia. For the first time this year, Lower Silesia recorded ASP in a livestock population. The cases are high in wild boars throughout Poland.
OutbreakASF hits piglet producer
POLAND, Warsaw. Swine fever has been detected in a large holding in Poland. The sow farmer is located about 70 km from the German border.
ASFSwine fever nears German border
GERMANY, Tauche. The effectiveness of the fence, which is supposed to keep ASF out, is under discussion.
ExperimentASF vaccine shows promise
USA, Washington. The pre-printed study published in bioRxiv shows the development of a highly effective African swine fever virus vaccine.
ASFSwine fever costs Asians a lot of money
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. Rising prices are dampening demand for pork in China.
Final RuleUSDA modernizes swine slaughter inspection
USA, Washington. It’s the first modernization in over 50 years.
MarketUSMEF panel focuses on trade implications of ASF
USA, Washington. Prevention of African swine fever (ASF) in North America is critical, but so is preparation for a response and recovery if the disease does make it here.
BrazilPoultry and pig production costs down
BRAZIL, Brasília. Brazil enjoying less expensive animal feed.
EFSA highlights EU meat inspection inadequacies
ITALY, Parma A European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) report into the modernisation of meat inspection has found that current swine evaluations of do not adequately deal with certain food borne hazards.
Swine genome sequencing project succeeds
USA, Washington fleischwirtschaft.com - USA, Washington. An international team of scientists, funded with a $10 million grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), has completed the first draft of the genome of a domesticated pig. This first draft sequence will spur advancements in swine production and human medicine.
USDA testing on possible detection of H1N1
USA, Washington Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the USDA National Veterinary Services Laboratories will be conducting confirmatory testing on swine samples collected at the 2009 Minnesota State Fair between August and September.
USDA urges media to drop “Swine Flu” label
USA, Washington fleischwirtschaft.com - USA, Washington. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan addressed the media on the department's H1N1 preparations.
CFIA on management of pandemic H1N1 in swine herds
USA fleischwirtschaft.com - USA. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), in collaboration with stakeholders, trading partners, and the public and animal health communities, has refined its approach to managing cases of the pandemic H1N1 2009 virus in swine.
First detection of Ebola-Reston virus in pigs
PHILIPPINES Following the detection of the Ebola-Reston virus in pigs in the Philippines, FAO, OIE and WHO will send experts to further investigate the situation.
Swine contractors part of Packers and Stockyards Act
USA The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) has published a final rule that adds “swine contractors” to the Packers and Stockyards Act.