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27 February 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Antimicrobial Resistant Foodborne Bacteria Levels Rising
EU - Salmonella and Campylobacter show significant levels of resistance to common antimicrobials in humans and animals....
Pig Industry News from European Union Boehringer Ingelheim Continues Support of Independent PCV2 Research
EUROPE - More than 30 European scientists joined the award ceremony, which has taken place at the Boehringer Ingelheim headquarters in Ingelheim, Germany. ...
26 February 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union 'Brussels Must Match Us in Professionalism', Pig Farmers Tell MEPs
EU - The British pig industry has made huge strides in professionalism but in some areas, it is being sold short by Brussels, National Pig Association chairman Richard Longthorp told Members of the European...
25 February 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pigmeat Storage Scheme Welcomed
EU - Copa-Cogeca has welcomed the decision to open a private scheme to temporarily store pigmeat and take supplies off the market until the Russia crisis improves....
24 February 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union European Welfare Group Calls for Action on Pig Castration
EU - Disappointed what is sees as slow progress towards a ban on castration of male piglets, Eurogroup for Animals is calling for more action by the European Commission, Members of the European Parliament...
Pig Industry News from European Union Commission Launches Private Storage Aid for Pig Meat
EU - A European Commission move to introduce Private Storage Aid for pig meat in order to ease pressure on the EU pig meat market will be formally opened in the next week....
Pig Industry News from European Union European Parliament Members Hear Why British Pork is Special
EU - British pig farmers will lay claim to being the most forward-looking in Europe when they join MEPs for a British breakfast in Brussels on Thursday hosted by Vicky Ford MEP....
20 February 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Go On Increasing
EU - The ice seems to have been broken two weeks ago, after the prices went up in Germany for the first time again....
13 February 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Strengthening Food Safety in Europe
EU - An upcoming conference on food safety hopes to build upon the high levels of cross-border cooperation achieved by the EU-funded FOODSEG project....
12 February 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union MEPs Call for COOL of Meat in Processed Foods
EU - Meat used as an ingredient in processed foods, such as lasagne, should be labelled by country of origin as is already the case with bovine fresh meat, said MEPs....
11 February 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU, FAO to Tackle FMD in the Balkans
EUROPE - The European Union and FAO have stepped up efforts to assist countries to prepare for any possible outbreaks of devastating foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in cattle, sheep, goats and other animals,...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Trend Remains Friendly
EU - Over the past week, the friendly trend has continued on the EU pig slaughter market....
10 February 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Ten Years of Online Traceability for Safer Food in Europe
EU - TRACES – the European Commission’s free online system that enhances the safety of the food chain and facilitates trade – is celebrating its 10th birthday....
04 February 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Analysis of Antimicrobial Data Confirms Human-Animal Link
EU - The use of some antimicrobials in animals and humans will lead to resistance to these antimicrobials in bacteria from animals and humans....
29 January 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Farm Ministers, Commission Call to be United Faced with Russian Ban
EU - Copa-Cogeca has welcomed EU Farm Ministers and the EU Commission calls to be united faced with the Russian crisis, stressing action taken so far to alleviate the severe impact of the export ban is...
Pig Industry News from European Union Campylobacter Cases in EU Stable, Listeria Rising
EU - The number of incidents of illness caused by Campylobacter across Europe appears to be stabilising, according to a new report from the European Food Safety Authority....
28 January 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Market Balance – Positive Perspective
EU - The European pig slaughter market is becoming ever steadier....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Ag Council Discuss Impact of Russian Ban on Pig Meat Sector
EU - The Latvian Presidency gave a presentation to the Council of it work programme in the agriculture and fisheries sector. The council discussed the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and the impact of...
27 January 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Countries Still Not Complying with Sow Stall Ban after Two Years
EU - No action has been taken against European countries that are not complying with the EU-wide ban on sow stalls – a year after warning letters had been sent out and two years after it became law....
Pig Industry News from European Union Increase in EU Pigs Killed in October
EU - Pig slaughterings data for October from Eurostat indicate an increase on the year of two per cent, to 22.7 million head....
23 January 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Balanced Situation, Quotations Unchanged
EU - Altogether, the pig slaughter market remains on a steady level. The quotations are moving sideward....
22 January 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Processed Meats Require COOL, Says EU Food Safety Group
EU - Meat used as an ingredient in processed foods, such as lasagne, should carry Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) as is already the case for fresh beef, says Members of the European Parliament (MEPs)...
14 January 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Transboundary Animal Diseases: What are the Risks in the EU
EU - Transboundary animal diseases are highly contagious diseases that can spread rapidly across national borders. They can cause high rates of death and disease in animals, thereby having serious socio-economic...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: No Change in the Situation – Quotations Stabilised
EU - Last week, the European pig slaughter market appeared steady, not showing any fundamental changes....
13 January 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Latvian Presidency Urged to Keep Animal Welfare Central to its Priorities
EU - Eurogroup for Animals has launched a Memorandum outlining its position on animal welfare related policies that will be discussed as part of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union....
08 January 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Uncertainty Is Dominating Markets
EU - The New Year, 2015, started with negative parameters on the European pig slaughter market, pertaining to many EU member countries. ...
07 January 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union Agriculture Commissioner Vows to Tackle Supply Chain Profit-Taking
EU - The Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan, said at an event in Ireland that he plans to reduce the amount farmers pay on agricultural inputs. ...
02 January 2015
Pig Industry News from European Union World Expo 2015 Event to Address Food Safety
EU - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is to hold its second Scientific Conference with the theme 'Shaping the Future of Food Safety, Together' in Italy in October 2015....
23 December 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Supports Cambodia's Agricultural Progress
EU - The European Union (EU) has announced it has allocated €410 million (around US$510 million), under its bilateral cooperation with Cambodia over the period 2014-2020 to continue its support to Cambodia's...
22 December 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union European Union Takes Steps to Encourage Organic Production
EU - The Presidency of the agriculture council is making progress addressing the concerns of member states over the future of organic production in the EU....
 
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