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21 September 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Conflicts Drag Down Food Security Amid Growing Global Food Output
GLOBAL - Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve the global food supply situation, but ongoing civil conflicts and climate-related...
20 September 2017
Pig Industry News from Global CETA Agreement Between Canada, EU Comes Into Force
CANADA & EU - The date of 21 September represents the start of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), reports Rebecca Oborne, AHDB Pork analyst....
19 September 2017
Pig Industry News from Global World Hunger Again on the Rise, New UN Report Reveals
GLOBAL - After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, says a new edition of the annual...
18 September 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Canada's Ag Minister Takes NAFTA Message to New Orleans
CANADA & US - Canada's Minister of Agriculture took his message of the value of the North American Free Trade Agreement to New Orleans last week, writes Bruce Cochrane....
12 September 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Global Cereal Output Heading for New Record
GLOBAL - Global food prices dipped in August, mainly as the prospect of bumper cereal harvests pushed up expectations for larger grain inventories....
Pig Industry News from Global Livestock Production Much Smaller Challenge to Global Food Security
GLOBAL - Humans face mounting challenges when it comes to finding ways to sustainably feed an exploding population. As populations become wealthier and more urbanised, the demand for animal products continues...
08 September 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Study Reveals Whole Grains Decrease Colorectal Cancer Risk; Processed Meats Increase Risk
GLOBAL - Eating whole grains daily, such as brown rice or whole-wheat bread, reduces colorectal cancer risk, with the more you eat the lower the risk, finds a new report by the American Institute for Cancer...
01 September 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Can Dust from Feed Mills Indicate Presence of Pathogens in Feed?
CANADA & US - Scientists working on behalf of the Swine Health Information Center are attempting to determine whether the dust in feed mills can be used to identify the presence of potential disease causing...
31 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Global CME: Hog Supplies in Canada; Implications for US Production in H2/2017
US & CANADA - USDA last week issued a report on the combined inventory of hogs and pigs in US and Canada, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
28 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Tonisity Px Feeds Pig's Intestine to Reduce Pre-weaning Mortality
ANALYSIS - Tonisity Px is the first isotonic protein drink for pigs. From Day 2, Tonisity Px helps pigs cope with stress, decreases pre-weaning mortality, increases weaning weights and improves gut health....
24 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Global New Comprehensive Approach Aims to Modernize 100-Year-Old Meat Inspection Process
GLOBAL - In an effort to modernize the meat inspection process for the first time since the mid-1880s, Thermo Fisher Scientific will present a new and more efficient approach to help protect consumers...
Pig Industry News from Global Study Compares Cost of Meat in Over 50 Countries Worldwide
GLOBAL - Online catering marketplace, Caterwings, have conducted a study regarding the global price of basic food items, as preliminary research ahead of their expansion into foreign markets. ...
17 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Global New Swine Coronavirus Detection Kit Helps Strengthen Biosecurity
GLOBAL - Thermo Fisher Scientific today introduced the Applied Biosystems VetMAX PEDV/TGEV/SDCoV Kit, the first and only PCR test designed to simultaneously screen for three swine coronaviruses in environmental...
Pig Industry News from Global US, Canadian & Mexican Farm Groups Support Modernised NAFTA
US, CANADA & MEXICO - The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) and Mexico’s Consejo Nacional Agropecuario (CNA) yesterday sent a joint letter to Canadian,...
16 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Japan, South Korea Counter Weaker Chinese Pork Imports
JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA & CHINA - Both Japan and South Korea have reported year-on-year increases in fresh/frozen pork imports during the first half of 2017, according to Bethan Wilkins, AHDB Pork analyst....
15 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Global China's Appetite Boost for UK Pig Farmers
CHINA & UK - British farmers will soon benefit from a major export deal with China as the United Kingdom's pork industry taps into growing demand in China for British produce....
14 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Passport Food Safety Solutions Partners with Predictive Analytics Innovation Leader PurePredictive
GLOBAL - PassTrac Analytics, a division of Passport Food Safety Solutions, Inc., announces its exclusive industry partnership with PurePredictive, an innovative company that uses a powerful predictive...
Pig Industry News from Global World Pork Expo: Hog Slat Launches Upgraded Fan
ANALYSIS - Hog Slat launched an upgraded AirStorm fan at World Pork Expo that increases output by 13.5 per cent and efficiency rates. ...
11 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Global Meat Prices Plateau in July
GLOBAL - In July the FAO food price index rose for the third consecutive month to 179.1 points, 2 per cent higher on the month and 10 per cent up on the year, according to Millie Askew, Senior Analyst...
04 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Rises Further in July
GLOBAL - Global food prices rose for the third consecutive month in July, driven mainly by higher cereal, sugar and dairy quotations....
03 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Millions May Face Protein Deficiency Due to Human-caused CO2 Emissions
GLOBAL - If CO2 levels continue to rise as projected, the populations of 18 countries may lose more than 5 per cent of their dietary protein by 2050 due to a decline in the nutritional value of rice, wheat,...
27 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Global CETA Offers Potential Benefits for Canada's Red Meat Exporters
CANADA & EU - The Canadian Meat Council says, despite unresolved technical issues that could delay full access for Canadian beef and pork to Europe, the implementation of CETA offers tremendous potential...
24 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Global Pig Meat Production Set to Rise Further
GLOBAL - Over the next decade global pig meat production is expected to increase in line with demand, according to the latest OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook. However, pig meat, traditionally the world’s...
Pig Industry News from Global Using Pig Model to Study Chronic Diseases May Help Minimise Drug Failure Rate
GLOBAL - Scientists may be able to minimise the failure rate of drugs for diseases linked to high-calorie diets, such as colon cancer and type 2 diabetes, if they test treatments using a pig model, according...
20 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Full Benefits of CETA Expected to be Delayed by Technical Issues
CANADA & EU - Unresolved outstanding issues are expected to delay the full benefits for Canadian agriculture of Canada's free trade deal with Europe, reports Bruce Cochrane....
19 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Higher US Hog Numbers Expected to Result in Lower Market Prices
CANADA & US - The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services says a dramatic increase in US hog numbers will signal a shift to lower market hog prices, Bruce Cochrane reports....
17 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Chinese, US Enterprises Sign Agricultural Transaction Contracts
US & CHINA - Some 20-odd Chinese and US enterprises on Thursday signed agricultural transaction contracts worth $5.012 billion, under which Chinese enterprises will import 12.53 million metric tons of...
11 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Global OECD, FAO See Slower Growth in Demand Keeping World Food Prices Low
GLOBAL - Global food commodity prices are projected to remain low over the next decade compared to previous peaks, as demand growth in a number of emerging economies is expected to slow down and biofuel...
10 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Global US, Canada Vie to Satisfy China's Appetite for Pork
US, CANADA & CHINA - Canada has overtaken the United States as the top North American supplier of pork to China as farmers and meat packers in both nations battle for lucrative shares of the biggest global...
07 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Global FAO: Sustainable Ag Can Mitigate Climate Change, Involuntary Migration
GLOBAL - Climate change poses a major risk for rural people in developing countries, often leading to distress-driven migration, and bolstering sustainable agriculture is an essential part of an effective...
 
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