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Thursday, August 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global FAO Urges Continued Support for Animal Disease Monitoring
GLOBAL - The FAO has told ministers of health and agriculture meeting in Indonesia that animal disease monitoring systems require sustained support and have a critical role to play in preventing human...
Pig Industry News from Global EW Nutrition Launches 'Science and Innovations' Series
PHILIPPINES & VIET NAM - EW Nutrition has taken the transfer of technical know-how and the sharing of specific scientific information to a new standard with customers. The launch of a science based course...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global South America Steps in to Meet Russian Needs
ANALYSIS - The trade war with between Russia and the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway that has flared up because of sanctions imposed over the crisis in Ukraine was stepped up this week....
Pig Industry News from Global US Pork Industry Feels Effects of China's Ban on Some Imports
US & CHINA - China's decision to bar the import of pork products from a dozen US facilities is "certainly a shock to the market", according to one analyst....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Russia Eyes New Food Importers to Sustain Supplies
ANALYSIS - The Russian ban on meat and food products is starting to bite and could have a dramatic effect on the global food market, writes Chris Harris....
Monday, August 18, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Prospects of Pig Exports to Russia Resuming Vanishing Fast
ANALYSIS - The increase in the number of cases of African swine fever in north east Europe is making the potential for the European Union to export pork and pig meat products to Russia recede further and...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Animal Feed Additives Market to Reach $20 billion by 2020
GLOBAL - The global animal feed additive market, valued at $14.9 billion in 2013, is estimated to reach $20 billion by 2020....
Monday, August 11, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Global Trade Impacted by Political Situation in Ukraine
GLOBAL - The Russian ban on foods imports from selected countries has prompted mixed reactions. The ban was put in place apparently in retaliation for sanctions imposed by those nations following Russian...
Pig Industry News from Global OIE Discusses Disease Eradication for the Americas
GLOBAL - Disease eradication in the Americas and other issues were addressed by the Director of Animal Health in Panama. ...
Friday, August 08, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Food Security Summit on Agricultural Solutions in Asia Pacific
GLOBAL - Government representatives, UN agencies, NGOs, development banks and private sector companies are gathering in October at the second annual AIDF Food Security Summit to discuss the imminent food...
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Hits a Six-month Low in July
GLOBAL - Falling grain, oilseed and dairy prices push index to lowest level since January 2014....
Monday, August 04, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Antibiotic Resistance and Other Global Consumer Concerns
GLOBAL - Pressure to reduce antibiotic use further in animal production has been ramped up in the last week as the first UK pig has been found with livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Trade Issues Arise over African Swine Fever
GLOBAL - The World Trade Organization (WTO) is set to consider two trade disputes between Russia and the European Union arising from African swine fever in the same week as five new outbreaks of the disease...
Pig Industry News from Global Rabobank: 'Where to Source Pork?' is the Question
GLOBAL - The global pork market is moving into record territory in Q3. Especially in the exporting countries impacted by the porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDv), hog and pork prices will continue to...
Friday, July 25, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Two Panels Set up on EU-Russia Disputes
GLOBAL - The Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organisation has set up two disputes’ panels in a bid to resolve trade arguments between Russia and the EU....
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Nutreco Reports Higher First Half Year Results
GLOBAL - Nutreco reports that during the first half of 2014, the company's revenue was €2,460.0 million, up 2.6 per cent compared to the first half of 2013....
Pig Industry News from Global GLOBALG.A.P. Introduces Joint Initiative for Global Food Security
GLOBAL - The Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) Platform and the International Trade Centre (ITC) are initiating the ‘The Declaration of Abu Dhabi for Global Food Security through Good Agricultural...
Monday, July 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Meeting Aims for More Responsible Use of Antibiotics
ANALYSIS - In the last week came a report on a high-level meeting discussing the responsible use of antibiotics. Participants agreed on the principles of replacing, reducing and refining the use of these...
Pig Industry News from Global Concerns Rising over Spread of African Swine Fever in EU
ANALYSIS - Concern is rising over the spread of African swine fever in Europe as new cases this month have been found in wild boar in both Poland and Latvia....
Pig Industry News from Global Dutch Welfare Researcher Receives Humane Slaughter Award
GLOBAL - The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) has announced the winner of its 2014 award for significant advances in humane slaughter as Dr Bert Lambooij of Wageningen University....
Pig Industry News from Global Yum Brands' Results Helped by Higher Sales in China, India
GLOBAL - In its latest quarterly results, Yum! Brands - which includes KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell - reported a strong recovery in its business in China following previous food safety concerns, with sales...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Animal Feed Additives Market Expected to Reach $20 Billion by 2020
GLOBAL - According to a new research report by Allied Market Research, the global animal feed additives market was valued at $14.9 billion in 2013 and is estimated to reach $20 billion, registering a growth...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global What Could Climate Change Mean for Agriculture?
GLOBAL – World agriculture must create short and long term adaptation strategies to cope with climate change accelerating the water cycle....
Pig Industry News from Global Decline in Global Farm Prices Forecast by OECD, FAO
GLOBAL - Cereals are still at the core of what people eat, but diets are becoming higher in protein, fats and sugar in many parts of the world as incomes rise and urbanisation increases, with a special...
Pig Industry News from Global Pork Commentary: Global Markets
GLOBAL - This week, Genesus is speaking at the National Pork Producers Conference in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin; Genesus is a major sponsor of the always well organized and attended event. The following...
Monday, July 14, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Pig Health and Welfare in the Age of Communication
GLOBAL - In the last week, there has been new of a smartphone app that is helping to improve the communication of animal disease issues in Uganda, and a free online course on animal welfare has attracted...
Friday, July 11, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Leading Pig Welfare Researchers Receive Awards
UK & CANADA - The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) awarded two medals for Outstanding Contributions to Animal Welfare Science at its recent meeting to Professor Mike Mendl of the University...
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Swine Manure Applicator Survey Results to be Released
US & CANADA - Results of a Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative survey of how swine manure applicators are responding to PED will be released later this week in Springfield, Missouri....
Monday, July 07, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: How to Cut Pig Feeding Costs, New Approach to Animal Welfare
GLOBAL - Precision feeding offers opportunities for significant feed savings in both the breeding and feeding herds, according to two speakers at a recent conference in the UK. Other research publicised...
Pig Industry News from Global Consider the Whole Animal in Welfare, Says Scientist
ANALYSIS - Dr Francoise Wemelsfelder, animal behaviourist and welfare scientist, has developed scientific approaches for the study of animals as whole beings, bringing insights from philosophy of mind...
 
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