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Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Improving Hygienic Conditions One Way to Reduce Antibiotics
ANALYSIS - Reducing the use of antibiotics on-farm doesn't happen in a day. Rather, it's a philosophy change in farm management, according to Bruno Gonzalez-Zorn, professor at the University of Madrid....
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
World Pork Expo: Consumer Perceptions About Food, Food Safety
ANALYSIS - How do consumers really feel about their food and beverage choices in the supermarket and restaurants?...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
New Comprehensive Approach Aims to Modernize 100-Year-Old Meat Inspection Process
GLOBAL - In an effort to modernize the meat inspection process for the first time since the mid-1880s, Thermo Fisher Scientific will present a new and more efficient approach to help protect consumers...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Pork Commentary: Brazil - Glass House Syndrome
BRAZIL - The Brazil Meat Scandal is a big deal in Brazil and has global ramifications, writes Jim Long, President-CEO Genesus Inc....
Thursday, January 26, 2017
New Biosecurity Research Shared at North American PRRS Symposium
ANALYSIS - Biosecurity was a hot topic at the North American PRRS Symposium held recently in Chicago, and several studies were presented examining disease prevention and new approaches to measure biosecurity...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Swine Flu: Selecting Optimized Diagnostic Tools
GLOBAL - A free on-demand webinar explores the importance of finding an optimal set of diagnostic tools for the ongoing identification, surveillance and characterization of swine influenza virus (SIV)....
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Safer, More Reliable Method to Test for Trichinella in Pork
EU - Germany-based Gütersloh Veterinary Services recently shared its experience in routine Trichinella testing in swine carcasses with the validation and implementation of the PrioCHECK™ Trichinella...
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Project Horizon Helps Producers Transition to Antibiotic Free Production
ANALYSIS - Novus International launches Project Horizon, a commitment to helping producers navigate through the transition to antibiotic-free production. ...
Friday, November 27, 2015
Mycotoxin UK & Ireland Wheat Survey 2015
UK - Mycotoxins are highly toxic secondary metabolic products of moulds. Mycotoxin producing moulds damage crops and can cause great economic losses at all levels of food and feed production. Moreover,...
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Hog Slat Feed Bins Are Built Like a Tank
GLOBAL - Feed storage can be costly, so Hog Slat designs its feed bins to offer producers the longest-lasting feed storage product possible....
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Safer, Cleaner Method to Test Swine Carcasses for Trichinella
SWITZERLAND - Abattoirs and meat packers have a cleaner, safer way to test swine carcasses for potentially dangerous Trichinella at meat inspection – new PrioCHECK™ Trichinella AAD from Thermo Fisher...
Friday, June 19, 2015
Nutriad Developing Mycotoxin Rapid Test Kit
BELGIUM - Belgium based feed additive specialist Nutriad and Ghent University have been working for two years on a project developing a prototype rapid test kit for mycotoxins....
Thursday, June 04, 2015
World Pork Expo: Genesus' Jim Long - China's Huge Sow Liquidation Will Support EU, N. American Markets
ANALYSIS - Jim Long, president of Genesus, said Russia's shut down of pork imports from the EU will create a surplus of pork, but China looks primed to take it off the EU's hands and will likely be looking...
World Pork Expo: Steve Meyer's US Economic Outlook
ANALYSIS - Steve Meyer, vice president of pork analysis with Express Markets Inc. Analytics, shared an outlook for the US pork industry on the opening day of World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. ...
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Diagnostics at Work: Blood Sampling in Pigs
GLOBAL - Blood samples can be tested for the presence of antibodies to a range of pathogens, explains Life Technologies. ...
Monday, November 03, 2014
IPPE to Host Seminar on Food Safety Modernisation Act
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) will host a one-day Food Safety Modernization Act (FMSA) seminar at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia on 28 January...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
New EU Rules on Trichinella Testing of Pork
UK - A new testing regime comes in at the end of this month as part of EU control on trichinella....
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Biomin's FUMzyme® Receives EU Positive Vote for Authorisation
EU - FUMzyme® from the well-established Mycofix® product line of Biomin, is slated to become the first-ever purified enzyme authorised by the EU as substances with proven mycotoxin counteracting properties....
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Pork Commentary: Russian Road Trip - Week 3
RUSSIA - We just spent our third week in Russia, writes Jim Long. It is a big country and we have seen much of it, he says, and as we all know, swine farms are not in cities so we have been much of our...
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Kick Salmonella off Your Premises
BELGIUM - Clean footware and clean hands are the best ways to keep Salmonella off your farm, says CID Lines....
Monday, December 16, 2013
Zoetis Supports FDA Efforts to Phase out Antibiotics
US - The US Food and Drug Administration finalised Guidance #213 establishing the procedures for voluntarily phasing out growth promotion indications in food-producing animals for medically important antibiotics...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Commission Clears Acquisition of Life Technologies by Thermo Fisher
EU - The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Life Technologies Corp. by rival Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., both US-based companies active in life...
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Video: Sampling for Contaminants in Animal Feed
GLOBAL - A new video from Biomin provides facts about sampling of microbiological and chemical contaminants in animal feed....
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Elm Spring Wins Maple Leaf Foods' Award
CANADA - Genesus Customer, Elm Spring Colony of Warner Alberta, recently received the Maple Leaf Foods – Lethbridge Plant Award for highest grade indexing customer over 12 months, averaging 110.2 index....
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Pfizer Ends Residue Violation Worries
US - Pork producers now have a worry-free solution to help them continue their track record of producing safe, wholesome pork. The Pfizer Pork Residue Free Guarantee is an innovative solution that ensures...
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
New Addition to Pfizer Animal Health Team Pork
US - The Pfizer Animal Health US Pork Business Unit welcomes Aubrey L. Schroeder, PhD, to its staff as meat scientist. ...
Friday, June 11, 2010
WPX 2010: Industry Backing for Animal ID
US - The National Pork Producers Council has called for animal identification legislation to be brought into force swiftly....
Thursday, June 10, 2010
WPX 2010: NPPC Monitoring New Food Safety Bill
US - Concern is running high in the US pig meat industry that new legislation over food safety is going to add costs to the producer, writes ThePigSite senior editor, Chris Harris....
Monday, February 08, 2010
Improvac Approved as Safe and Effective in Japan
JAPAN - Pfizer Animal Health today announced it will begin to expand Japanese veterinary experience with Improvac®, Pfizer’s successful pork production technology embraced by pig farmers in other countries...
Thursday, October 01, 2009
Accra to Educate Public on Safety of Pork
ACCRA, GHANA - The first Accra Pork Festival and Sales Bonanza would be held in Accra from 11 to 13 December 2009 to educate the public that pigs reared in Ghana were safe for human consumption....
 
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