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11 December 2018
Pig Industry News from China How is China changing attitudes to swine welfare and food safety?
Does the future of China's pig industry lie in higher welfare, more sustainable and safer production systems?...
Pig Industry News from China New ASF outbreaks in China
China has confirmed new outbreaks of African swine fever in the northern province of Shaanxi and southern province of Guizhou....
10 December 2018
Pig Industry News from China China sets its sights on agricultural technology
New initiatives, farming advances and educational programmes are helping to feed the developing world....
06 December 2018
Pig Industry News from China New ASF cases reported in China
China has confirmed new outbreaks of African swine fever in three regions, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs report....
05 December 2018
Pig Industry News from China Chinese official reports ASF is under control
African swine fever outbreaks are generally under control in China as prevention and control measures have been effective reports senior agricultural official...
30 November 2018
Pig Industry News from China China buys US pork despite trade tariffs as ASF spreads
China is loading up on US pork, despite import tariffs imposed due to the trade war, as African swine fever ravages the Chinese hog herd...
29 November 2018
Pig Industry News from China Chinese pig farm reports foot-and-mouth outbreak
Foot-and-mouth outbreaks have been confirmed on two pig farms in Guangdong, China...
28 November 2018
Pig Industry News from China China sustains efforts to improve animal welfare
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations will continue cooperating with China on farm animal welfare to help improve animal health and food safety, the organisation's China representative...
27 November 2018
Pig Industry News from China China swine fever outbreak to curb its soybean imports
China's imports of soybeans are set to drop as an outbreak of African swine fever hits its huge pig herd and saps demand for the animal feed ingredient...
26 November 2018
Pig Industry News from China Ag Ministry says ASF won't become epidemic
China has confirmed 74 outbreaks of African swine fever in 20 provincial areas, but the deadly pig virus, which is not harmful to people, won't break out into regional epidemics according to the Ministry...
Pig Industry News from China Xiamen Airlines puts pork back on the menu after swine fever 'misunderstanding'
China's Xiamen Airlines has reversed a short-lived ban and resumed serving pork on flights after a "misunderstanding" about the measures being taken to tackle African swine fever, the deadly disease sweeping...
23 November 2018
Pig Industry News from China Sichuan bans transport of live pigs
Southwest China's Sichuan Province has prohibited the transport of live pigs from any provinces after several cases of African swine fever outbreak were reported, local authorities said Thursday....
Pig Industry News from China China reports new African swine fever case
China has confirmed a new outbreak of African swine fever, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said Friday.   ...
21 November 2018
Pig Industry News from China China cracks down on African swine fever reporting
Today (21 November), China has issued new rules to tighten notification of cases of African swine fever, including incentives for whistleblowers, amid concerns that outbreaks of the highly contagious disease...
19 November 2018
Pig Industry News from China New blow to China as African swine fever found in wild boar
China's efforts to stem the spread of African swine fever were dealt a fresh blow on Friday (16 November) when the agricultural ministry confirmed it had found the first case in a wild boar, deepening...
Pig Industry News from China China reports new ASF cases
China has confirmed new outbreaks of African swine fever in four provincial level regions, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said Saturday...
18 November 2018
Pig Industry News from China Major Chinese pork producer commits to higher welfare for pigs
Chinese pork producer, Guangdong Dexing Food Company Ltd (Dexing) is the latest company to sign a public commitment to ensure better welfare of their pigs...
14 November 2018
Pig Industry News from China China's top pig farming firm to follow new lower protein feed standards
China's top pig farming company Wens Foodstuffs Group Co Ltd will comply with new government-backed guidelines on lower protein in animal feed, a company executive said, adding however that the impact...
12 November 2018
Pig Industry News from China African swine fever found in animal feed raises China's contagion risk
Major Chinese animal feed maker Tangrenshen Group reported on Sunday (1 November) that feed produced by one of its units had been contaminated with African swine fever, raising fears of its spread further...
08 November 2018
Pig Industry News from China ASF continues to run riot in China
China’s agriculture ministry confirms more cases of ASF across four provinces...
05 November 2018
Pig Industry News from China Minister MacAulay's agricultural trade mission to China could create opportunities for Canadian processors
CHINA - Canada and China are working to build a stronger relationship to create good, middle-class jobs and more opportunities for citizens in both countries...
Pig Industry News from China China reports 50th African swine fever case, found on farm in Hunan province
China's agriculture ministry said that today (5 November) it has confirmed a new outbreak of African swine fever in Hunan province in the country's south, marking the 50th outbreak of the deadly disease...
02 November 2018
Pig Industry News from China China tightens controls on pig transport to contain swine fever outbreaks
China has ordered enhanced supervision of vehicles transporting live pigs to contain the spread of deadly African swine fever in the country, as reported by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs...
31 October 2018
Pig Industry News from China Sustained efforts needed to control swine fever, UN official warns
The risk of African swine fever spreading further is "high" in China, where it has already caused heavy losses to the pig industry, and sustained efforts are needed to get the disease under control, the...
29 October 2018
Pig Industry News from China China's new animal feed standards set to lower soybean consumption
CHINA - 28 October 2018 (Reuters): New standards of protein content in animal feed that China announced on Friday will cut the country's annual soymeal consumption by 11 million tonnes and soybeans by...
27 October 2018
Pig Industry News from China Ministry tightens control of swine fever tests
Samples cannot be taken from pigs with African swine fever without the permission of provincial animal husbandry and veterinary authorities, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Friday....
26 October 2018
Pig Industry News from China China confirms second swine fever outbreak in southwestern Guizhou province
African swine fever has been confirmed in a second herd in the Guizhou province in China...
24 October 2018
Pig Industry News from China ASF in China traced back to kitchen waste feeding
China's agriculture ministry said on Wednesday it would ban the feeding of kitchen waste to pigs after linking the practice to the majority of the early cases of African swine fever...
23 October 2018
Pig Industry News from China China's Guangdong province bans transport of live hogs as swine fever spreads
China's southern Guangdong province on Tuesday banned the transport of live hogs to other parts of the country after two outbreaks of deadly African swine fever were reported in a neighbouring area...
22 October 2018
Pig Industry News from China Pork prices stay firm despite swine fever
Recent outbreaks of African swine fever in China have not caused a big impact on the supply and price of pork in China, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs...
 
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