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09 November 2017
Pig Industry News from Argentina Regulation of the 'Family Farming' seal
Following confusion over the differentiation of products from Family Farming, the Ministry of Agribusiness of the Nation have regulated, through Resolution 330-E / 2017, the use of the seal "Produced by...
24 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Argentina Diplomat Says Mercosur Should Seek More Food Exports to China
ARGENTINA - The Southern Common Market (Mercosur) should have a bigger share in China's food imports, said Diego Guelar, Argentina's ambassador to China, on Friday....
28 May 2015
Pig Industry News from Argentina Argentina Calls for Recognition of Role of Small Producers
ARGENTINA - As part of the opening of the 83rd World Assembly of Delegates of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in Paris this week, the Argentine Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries...
02 April 2014
Pig Industry News from Argentina US Farm Union Leaders Attend WFO General Assembly
ARGENTINA - Last week National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson attended the fourth World Farmers Organisation (WFO) general assembly in Buenos Aires, focusing on a number of timely issues,...
04 December 2013
Pig Industry News from Argentina Argentina Confirms CSF, PRRS-free Status
ARGENTINA - The absence of classical swine fever (CSF) and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) viruses in Argentina has been ratified based on the annual serological survey conducted by...
25 October 2013
Pig Industry News from Argentina Argentina Reports Record Growth in Pig Production
ARGENTINA - In the last 10 years, poultry, pig and dairy production grew 170 per cent, 109 per cent and 43 per cent respectively. The per-capita consumption of the three food sectors grew to 5 to 9.2 per...
17 October 2013
Pig Industry News from Argentina Maize, Wheat Shortages in Argentina
ANALYSIS – Wheat prices have skyrocketed in Argentina, while feedlots and poultry producers say there is not enough corn to go around, writes Chris Wright, Senior Editor....
04 September 2013
Pig Industry News from Argentina Pigs Slaughtered after Trichinosis Confirmed
ARGENTINA - Around 73 pigs have been slaughtered after a case of trichinosis was confirmed....
24 July 2013
Pig Industry News from Argentina SENASA Bans Pork Products from Labardén Due to Trichinosis
ARGENTINA - The National Health Service and Food Quality Service (SENASA) has banned the sale of pig and pig meat products from a local producer of Labardén due to suspicions of an outbreak of trichinosis...
21 May 2013
Pig Industry News from Argentina Disease Control Discussed at SENASA Training
ARGENTINA – Pig producers met with the National Health and Food Quality Service (SENASA) at a training session to discuss disease control in the city of Toay last week....
20 May 2013
Pig Industry News from Argentina Genetics Suppliers Given Disease Status Deadline
ARGENTINA – All businesses wishing to engage in the exchange of reproductive pig material are to be officially registered as brucellosis- and Aujeszky’s disease-free from 31 July....
05 March 2013
Pig Industry News from Argentina SENASA Creates New Brucellosis-free Certification
ARGENTINA - With Resolution 63/2013, the National Service for Animal Health and Food Quality (SENASA) has emphasized the importance of the existence of healthy pigs from birth in food production, and has...
31 January 2013
Pig Industry News from Argentina Argentina Increases Import Tariff Rates
ARGENTINA - Argentina increased import duties under the Common External Tariff (CET) of Mercosur for 100 products including agricultural products....
19 October 2012
Pig Industry News from Argentina Senasa Sets Up Mobile Slaughterhouses
ARGENTINA - The Argentine National Health and Food Quality service (SENASA) is to launch mobile slaughter facilities for small producers and family farmers. ...
17 September 2012
Pig Industry News from Argentina Trichinosis: Recommendations to Avoid, Prevent the Disease
ARGENTINA - The Argentine National Health Service and Food Quality (Senasa) is reminding producers and consumers of the precautions to be taken into account to avoid contracting Trichinosis and to prevent...
23 August 2012
Pig Industry News from Argentina Swine Health Exhibition Discussed Disease Control
ARGENTINA - At the swine health exhibition, the head of the Swine Programme, Mariela Monterubbianesi, spoke about diseases that are under official control. The opening was attended by the President of...
01 August 2012
Pig Industry News from Argentina Plans for Eradication of Swine Fever Progresses
ARGENTINA - Experts from international and national organizations discussed the progress of the Hemispheric Plan for Eradication of Classical Swine Fever (CSF) of the Americas during a meeting in the Colombian...
09 January 2012
Pig Industry News from Argentina Sales of Poultry and Pork Products Increase
ARGENTINA - Upward pressure on prices has seen beef consumption fall to 53.8 kg per capita per annum - the lowest levels in 91 years....
28 September 2011
Pig Industry News from Argentina Argentina Runs FMD Control Measures
ARGENTINA - The Argentine National Health and Food Quality Service (SENASA) has announced it has been running different preventive measures in the country in the face of the FMD outbreak in the Republic...
09 November 2010
Pig Industry News from Argentina Trichinosis Outbreak Alert in Cordoba
ARGENTINA - Seven cases of trichinosis have been reported in the city of Cordoba. The source of infection is thought to be infected dry salami made from meat that had not been inspected. Pork is the main...
30 September 2010
Pig Industry News from Argentina WMC Report: Sustainability And Global Meat Exports
ARGENTINA - The challenge of meeting a growing global appetite for red meat in an environment that is increasingly aware of and sensitive to sustainability issues was addressed by Joel Haggard, senior...
29 September 2010
Pig Industry News from Argentina WMC REPORT - Sustainable Production for Global Meat Industry
ARGENTINA - Global meat demand is expected to grow by between one and two per cent during the remainder of this decade, writes ThePigSite senior editor Chris Harris from the World Meat Congress in Buenos...
28 September 2010
Pig Industry News from Argentina WMC REPORT - Help Needed to Reduce Trade Barriers
ARGENTINA - The International Meat Secretariat should take a more active role in helping to promote free trade and reduce trade barriers, writes ThePigSite senior editor Chris Harris....
08 September 2010
Pig Industry News from Argentina Argentina Sees Vast Potential for Agriculture
ARGENTINA - Jorge Correa, Head of Rabobank’s Representative Office in Buenos Aires, is happy to talk about the Food & Agri opportunities for Rabobank in Argentina. ...
19 March 2010
Pig Industry News from Argentina LEI Publishes Report on Pig Welfare in Argentina
ARGENTINA - The Agricultural Economics Research Institute (LEI) of the University of Wageningen in the Netherlands has published a report on the management and welfare of pigs and poultry in Argentina....
29 January 2010
Pig Industry News from Argentina President Announces Agreement with Pork Industry
ARGENTINA - President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner headed an act in which she announced a scheme to boost pork production in the country. ...
02 July 2009
Pig Industry News from Argentina Argentine Workers Suspected of Passing Flu to Pigs
ARGENTINA - Workers at an Argentine farm apparently infected pigs with the new H1N1 flu strain, only the second suspected case of humans passing the deadly virus to swine, a government spokesman said yesterday....
30 June 2009
Pig Industry News from Argentina H1N1 Virus May be Hiding in Argentina's Pigs
ARGENTINA - An investigation of the recent H1N1 flu outbreak in pigs has led the authorities to suggest that the virus may have jumped back to pigs, providing a hidden virus reservoir. ...
26 June 2009
Pig Industry News from Argentina H1N1 Flu Hits Pig Farm in Argentina
ARGENTINA - The veterinary authorities have sent a report to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about an outbreak of influenza A H1N1 on a pig farm near Buenos Aires. ...
27 March 2009
Pig Industry News from Argentina OIE Confers on Animal Identification and Traceability
ARGENTINA - The OIE and its Members move forward on the global implementation of animal identification and product traceability 'from the farm to the fork' at the close of the OIE International Conference...
 
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