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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
World Nutrition Forum: Exploring Sustain:Ability and Limits to Growth
GERMANY - Author and sought-after expert in climate issues, energy and scenario modeling, Professor Jorgen Randers will set the tone for discussions on the planet’s sustainability and what this means...
VIV China and China International Summit Team Up
CHINA - An outstanding business opportunity for professionals persons and enterprises engaged in the animal protein production in China and abroad is being arranged in Beijing, from 20 – 25 September...
Third Case of FMD Reported in South Korea Since 2011
SOUTH KOREA - On 7 August, a new case of Foot-and-Mouth (FMD) disease was detected and confirmed on a farm in South Korea....
Monday, August 11, 2014
Weekly Overview: Global Trade Impacted by Political Situation in Ukraine
GLOBAL - The Russian ban on foods imports from selected countries has prompted mixed reactions. The ban was put in place apparently in retaliation for sanctions imposed by those nations following Russian...
Common Agricultural Policy Should Protect Farmers from Russian Ban
EU - Following the announcement of Russia's ban on agriculture exports from the EU, the EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Dacian Ciolos has stated that the Common Agricultural Policy...
OIE Discusses Disease Eradication for the Americas
GLOBAL - Disease eradication in the Americas and other issues were addressed by the Director of Animal Health in Panama. ...
Inspections Prevent the Spread of ASF in Russia
RUSSIA - The Russian Federation is putting practices in place to prevent the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) which has devastating impacts in the production and sale of pork and its products. ...
Australia Counts the Cost of Russian Food Import Ban
AUSTRALIA - The Government is currently assessing the likely impact of the Russian Federation ban on imports of certain agricultural products, raw materials and foodstuffs from Australia....
Friday, August 08, 2014
Pork Producers Concerned over Russian Ban on Food Imports
CANADA - The chair of Manitoba Pork is voicing concern over news that Russia has banned the import of Canadian pork and pork products for one year, writes Bruce Cochrane for Farmscape...
Advice Line from Irish Government for Farmers Hit by Russian Ban
IRELAND - Responding to a Russian announcement of trade sanctions against EU and other countries in the agri-food sector, Minister Simon Coveney said that the move is unwelcome but that it is not surprising...
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Russia Bans Agriculture and Food Imports
ANALYSIS - Russia's president Vladimir Putin has announced a ban on imports of agricultural and fishery products from the US, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway in reaction to sanctions imposed against it...
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
NFU Continues Fight for Farmers Over COOL Debate
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson continued the fight for America’s consumers, ranchers and farmers in a guest column in "The Hill" explaining why multinational meat packers and...
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Philippines Bans Hog Products from South China Province
PHILIPPINES - Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala ordered a temporary ban on the importation of hog products from Jiangsu, China following a confirmed report of foot and mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in...
Monday, August 04, 2014
Japan Requires PED Inspection of Live Pigs Before Import
JAPAN - Live pigs imported into Japan from the United States and Canada are subject to new certification requirements to stop the spread of porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED)....
Farm Bureau Federation Disappointed by Failure of WTO Trade Talks
US - The American Farm Bureau Federation is disappointed that the World Trade Organization has failed to reach an agreement that would have sped the flow of goods through international borders....
Friday, August 01, 2014
South Sudan's Farmers at Risk as Emergency Funds Dry Up
SOUTH SUDAN - Continued efforts to provide farmers, fishers and pastoralists in South Sudan with life-saving emergency livelihood kits are at risk due to a funding shortfall, aggravating the risk of famine...
Pork Producers Expected to Benefit from Canada-South Korea FTA
CANADA - The director of international trade, government and media relations with the Canadian Meat Council expects adoption of the Canada-South Korea free trade agreement to be worth hundreds of millions...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Minister Welcomes Improved Export Conditions for Pork to Singapore
UK - Northern Ireland's Agriculture Minister, Michelle O’Neill, has welcomed improved export conditions for pork to Singapore. ...
New Livestock Land Transport Laws Enforced from 1 August 2014
AUSTRALIA - The six month grace period for new livestock transport requirements introduced in January expires this Friday....
Multiple Influences in the Antibiotic Resistance Debate Uncovered
US - The American Feed Industry Association has submitted comments to the US Food and Drug Administration on the proposed 'Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food' rule....
US Restrict Imports of Fresh Pork, Products from Mexico
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) APHIS is proposing to amend the regulations governing the importation of animals and animal products to define a low-risk classical swine fever region in Mexico...
Green Party Backs Antibiotic Ban Petition
UK - The Green Party in the UK is calling on members and supporters to sign the petition produced by the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics, calling for a ban on the routine use of antibiotics in farmed...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Government Commits to Online CAP Application Assistance for Farmers
UK – Help is at hand for producers worried about the new electronic system for Common Agricultural Policy requirements, farming minister George Eustice told the National Sheep Association Event today....
Texas A&M Joins Forces with FAO to Tackle World Hunger
GLOBAL - The Texas A&M University System and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have agreed to work together to combat world hunger by building capacity for sustainable agriculture...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Mexico Ends Special Classical Swine Fever Measures
MEXICO - The government animal health authority has announced an end to the national campaigns against Classical Swine Fever and Avian Salmonellosis as part of a campaign to reduce the burden of regulation...
Farmers Launch Review of Local Authority Livestock Inspections
UK - The National Farmers Union has been selected by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) as one of two trade association and business representative groups to lead a review of red-tape...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Weekly Overview: Trade Issues Arise over African Swine Fever
GLOBAL - The World Trade Organization (WTO) is set to consider two trade disputes between Russia and the European Union arising from African swine fever in the same week as five new outbreaks of the disease...
Court Rules in Favour of Voluntary Phasing out of Antibiotics in Feed
US - The Court of Appeals has overturned lower court rulings that compelled the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to hold hearings on antibiotic use in animal feeds....
Council Calls for Public Support for Quick Adoption of FTA
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council is encouraging the public to impress upon their members of Parliament the importance of quick adoption of the Canada South Korea Free Trade Agreement, writes Bruce Cochrane....
EU, FAO Partner to Help Flood-Affected Serbian Farms Rebuild
SERBIA - The European Union will partner with FAO to help small-scale farmers in Serbia recover from the devastating floods of the past spring....
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