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Thursday, January 29, 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....
Wednesday, January 28, 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...
Tuesday, January 27, 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....
Friday, January 23, 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....
Thursday, January 22, 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)...
Wednesday, January 14, 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....
Tuesday, January 13, 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....
Thursday, January 08, 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. ...
Wednesday, January 07, 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. ...
Friday, January 02, 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....
Tuesday, December 23, 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...
Monday, December 22, 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....
Friday, December 19, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union Overproduction Partly to Blame for EU Pig Market Problems
EU - The pig market is in difficulties as the result of overproduction in some countries, in addition to the Russian import embargo, according to the agriculture council....
Pig Industry News from European Union Joint Declaration Aims to Push EU Further on Animal Welfare
EU - Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands have issued a joint declaration on animal welfare, calling on the European Union to improve further animal welfare for those species where there are already regulations...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Market Remains Unchanged
EU - The European pig slaughter market appears well balanced a week before Christmas. ...
Pig Industry News from European Union Studies on Rubber Floor, Pig Welfare Inconclusive
EU - After examining three studies on the effects of rubber slats as , the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reports it is unable to draw clear conclusions regarding the impact on pig welfare....
Monday, December 15, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union Weekly Overview: Call for Pig Farmers of Europe Work Together
EU - Farmers in the European Union are coming together in this ever more globalised world to tackle antibiotic resistance, approve trade in a key GM feed ingredient and adjust to the market effects of...
Pig Industry News from European Union Call for Temporary Private Storage Aid for Pigmeat Needed in EU
EU - Cold stores on the continent continue to fill, as domestic and export demand prove insufficient to offset Russia's damaging imports embargo....
Friday, December 12, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union New GM Soy Soon to be Approved in EU
EU - The European Union is expected to approve a new GM soybean for import after the customary split vote among member countries this week....
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union Denmark Calls for European Approach on Antibiotic Resistance
EUROPE - In today's globalised world, it is not enough that for the Danes alone to minimise the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, say a leading Danish doctor and pig specialist in a joint statement....
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Unsettled Markets
EU - The situation appears altogether unsettled on the European pig slaughter market....
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union Poland and Lithuania Report ASF Wild Boar Deaths
EUROPE – Two more wild boar deaths have been recorded as part of the ongoing African Swine Fever Outbreak....
Friday, November 28, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Farmers Reimbursed €868 Million
EU – Farmers across Europe are being reimbursed a total of €868 million in direct aid by the Common Agricultural Policy....
Pig Industry News from European Union European Pig Farmers Urged to Prepare for Winter
EU - As the chilly temperatures spread across Europe, pig producers are urged to be vigilant with regard to biosecurity during the cold winter months in order to keep disease at bay....
Pig Industry News from European Union Potential of Probiotics for Sustainable Animal Production
EU - On 12 November 2014, at EUROTIER in Hanover, Germany, the European Probiotic Association (EPA) awarded the Jules Tournut Probiotics Prize 2014 to Dr Steven Frese, for his innovative research project...
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union Still Much to be Learned About PED
EU - The European Food Safety Authority recently gave its scientific opinion on PEDv, in which it flags up the possibility of transmission via spray dried porcine plasma....
 
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