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Thursday, April 24, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global How are EU Markets Reacting to Russian Ban on European Pig Meat?
ANALYSIS - Russia’s ban on pig meat products from the European Union because of the discovery of African swine fever in Poland and Lithuania has had a severe effect of prices in Poland....
Pig Industry News from Global New Title Shows David Brown Was a Global Leader
GLOBAL - The international importance of a Yorkshire-based tractor company is being detailed in a new publication to be released next month....
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Lilly to Acquire Novartis Animal Health
GLOBAL - Eli Lilly is to acquire Novartis Animal Health for approximately $5.4 billion in an all-cash deal that will strengthen and diversify Lilly’s own animal health business, Elanco....
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global McDonald's Franchisee to Phase out Sow Stalls in Latin America
LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN - McDonald's restaurant operator, Arcos Dorados, is to set out plans to source pig meat from group-housed sows within the next two years....
Monday, April 14, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Counting the Cost of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea
GLOBAL - With piglet losses from Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) at around five per cent for the six months to February, it's hard to make sense of the sky-high pig price in the US when farrowings and...
Pig Industry News from Global Agriculture's Greenhouse Gas Emissions on the Rise
GLOBAL - New FAO estimates of greenhouse gas data show that emissions from agriculture, forestry and fisheries have nearly doubled over the past fifty years and could increase an additional 30 per cent...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Overcoming Information Gaps in Africa’s Livestock Sector Essential
AFRICA - As countries in Africa continue to grow at a fast pace, the consumption of animal protein is projected to climb rapidly. ...
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global China Suspends Imports of Live Pigs from US on PED Fears
CHINA & US - China has suspended imports of live pigs from the United States on fears of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED)....
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global African Swine Fever Risk Level Raised
GLOBAL - There is now a high risk of African Swine Fever becoming endemic in Georgia, Armenia and Russia, according to a new assessment by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)....
Pig Industry News from Global New Pig Sector Website for Spanish Readers
GLOBAL - A new website covering the pig sector for Spanish readers has been launched by 5m Publishing....
Monday, April 07, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Food Safety Issues in the Headlines
GLOBAL - Food safety issues affecting the pig sector have been in discussion in the last week in the World Trade Organization, in the Netherlands and in the wider European Union, writes Jackie Linden....
Pig Industry News from Global World Trade Talks Stall over Definition of Safety Standards
GLOBAL - World Trade Organization (WTO) talks over an agricultural trade deal have hit another block as one of the negotiating committees could not reach an agreement over a definition for private standards...
Pig Industry News from Global New Leaflet Spells out Dangers of African Swine Fever
GLOBAL - A new leaflet on the dangers of African Swine Fever has been produced by an EU organisation in eight languages....
Friday, April 04, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Strong Growth Forecast in Market for Antibiotic Alternatives in Feeds
GLOBAL - The market for eubiotics in animal feeds - a group of products including probiotics, prebiotics and acids - is set to grow at more than five per cent per year between now and 2019, according to...
Pig Industry News from Global EU Attacks Russia in WTO over African Swine Fever
GLOBAL - The row between the European Union and Russia over a block on trade in pigs and pig meat moved to the World Trade Organization (WTO) last week....
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index up Sharply for Second Consecutive Month
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 212.8 points in March 2014, up 4.8 points, or 2.3 per cent, from February and the highest level since May 2013....
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global French Meat Sector Calls for Talks with Russia over Pig Meat Ban
ANALYSIS - The French meat industry association, SNIV SNCP has called on European government to put pressure on the European Commission to restart bilateral talks with Russia to open up the export markets...
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global World Feed Enzyme Market Value Estimated at US$1 Billion
GLOBAL - According to recent analysis carried out by AB Vista, the global market for non-starch polysaccharide (NSP) and protease enzymes is considerably larger than previously recognised - at around US$550...
Monday, March 31, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: US Pig Numbers: PED Costs Half a Piglet Per Litter
GLOBAL - The average number of piglets reared per litter and the number of animals in the feeding herd are both down, according to the latest quarterly statistics from the US, writes Jackie Linden. With...
Pig Industry News from Global Peter Kendall New President of World Farmers Organisation
GLOBAL - Former NFU President Peter Kendall has been named the new President of the World Farmers Organisation....
Pig Industry News from Global Producer Groups Lose Latest Appeal over COOL in US
NORTH AMERICA - The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has turned down an appeal that would have placed a block on new Country of Origin Labelling rules in the US....
Friday, March 28, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Is Eating Red and Processed Meat as Harmful as Some Say?
ANALYSIS - Warnings over the potential risks concerning the consumption of red meat and processed meats and cancer have been circulating for several years....
Pig Industry News from Global Africa’s Youth Key to Strengthening Agricultural Economy
AFRICA - Getting more African youth involved in agriculture and boosting support for the region's vulnerable family farmers will be pivotal to improving food security and economic well-being in the years...
Pig Industry News from Global Beer Marinade Could Reduce Levels of Harmful Substances in Grilled Meats
GLOBAL - Researchers are reporting that beer can help reduce the formation of potentially harmful substances in grilled meats when used as a marinade....
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Prevent Contamination of Liquid Feed and Keep Pigs Healthy
GLOBAL - Hygiene is a key priority in liquid feed installations, says CID Lines. ...
Pig Industry News from Global Call for National Strategy to Close North American Swine Disease Portal
US & CANADA - The chair of the Ontario Swine Health Advisory Board (OSHAB) is calling for a national strategy to work with USDA and other US agencies to close the portal through which swine diseases are...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Better Meat Quality with Duroc Genetics
GLOBAL - Duroc genetics contribute towards improved meat quality, according to Lorne and Vicki Tannas, swine specialists and nucleus support for Genesus farms in China....
Pig Industry News from Global New Opportunities in East Africa for NGOs
GLOBAL, AFRICA - When USAID/East Africa announced the first Annual Program Statement (APS) under the African Institutions Innovation Mechanism (AIIM) initiative in 2012, many organizations were excited...
Pig Industry News from Global Feed Industry Best Practice Manual Launched in Spanish
GLOBAL - The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) together with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have launched the Spanish language version of the “Manual of...
Friday, March 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Good Feed Practice Manual Launched in Spanish
GLOBAL - The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) together with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have launched the Spanish language version of the “Manual of...
 
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