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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Russia Most Active in WTO over Animal Health and Food Safety
ANALYSIS - In just over two years since joining the World Trade Organisation in August 2012, Russia has become one of the most active members of the body dealing food safety and animal health issues –...
Pig Industry News from Canada Pork Producers Told: Step up Communication to Reduce PED Risk
CANADA - Saskatchewan's chief veterinary officer is calling for increased communication among pork producers and their service providers to help reduce the potential for spreading Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea,...
Pig Industry News from Latvia Four New Outbreaks of Classical Swine Fever Reported in Latvia
LATVIA - Four new outbreaks of classical swine fever have been reported and confirmed in the Balvi, Kraslava, Baltinava and Rugaji regions of the country. ...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Continuing to Stabilise
EU - The situation is continuing to stabilise on the European pig slaughter market....
Pig Industry News from France European Pig Health Meeting: Call for Abstracts
FRANCE - The scientific organising committee of the European Symposium for Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) 2015 is now welcoming abstract submissions....
Pig Industry News from Global Canada Calls for US to Comply with WTO Ruling
US/CANADA - The Canadian government has called on the US to end its 'protectionist policy' and comply with the decision of the World Trade Organization (WTO) over Country of Origin Labelling (COOL)....
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation Russia Extends EU Food Import Ban on Safety Grounds
RUSSIA - Rosselkhoznadzor as announced the introduction of temporary restrictions on the import of some meat products from the European Union....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Celebrations for Long Serving USDA Chairman
US - Many members of the market analyst community joined together Monday to honour long-time USDA World Agricultural Outlook Board Chairman Dr Jerry Bange’s devoted service to US agriculture, write Steve...
Pig Industry News from Belarus Belarus Officials Allay Fears over African Swine Fever
BELARUS - After Russia reported finding the African swine fever virus in meat imported from Belarus, the authorities say the disease situation is safe....
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation Thai Pork Plants Approved to Export to Russia
RUSSIA - Following inspections, one slaughterhouse and one meat packing firm in Thailand have been approved to export pork to Russia....
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global WTO Finds US COOL Restricts Beef, Pork Trade
GLOBAL - The World Trade Organization (WTO) has found that amendments made by the US to its Country of Origin Labelling )COOL) rules have made them more restrictive for countries such as Canada and Mexico...
Pig Industry News from Global Second Successive Year of Grain Surpluses
ANALYSIS - This year will see the second successive year of global grain surpluses, reports Chris Harris....
Pig Industry News from United States ‘Usual Suspects’ Play Role in Fall Hog Prices
US - To see Lean Hogs futures prices fall in October is not an unusual occurrence. To see them fall $5.75 in two days without any real critical market development is another thing entirely, writes Steve...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Pig Industry Tackles Antibiotic Use
UK - The use of antibiotics in UK pig production came under the spotlight at a workshop attended by representatives from across the industry....
Pig Industry News from Canada New Investment into Feed Enzyme Research in Canada
CANADA - Concordia researcher Adrian Tsang is awarded Genomic Applications Partnership Program funds to develop and commercialise a next-generation enzyme supplement....
Pig Industry News from Germany Winners of the 2014 European PRRS Research Award
GERMANY - Boehringer Ingelheim funds three research projects against swine disease PRRS with €75,000 total and three winners have been chosen for this year's awards out of more than 30 high-quality proposals....
Pig Industry News from United States Food Labels Can Reduce Environmental Impacts of Livestock
US - With global food demand expected to outpace the availability of water by the year 2050, consumers can make a big difference in reducing the water used in livestock production, according to a Washington...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Another Fall in Hog Prices
US - Hog prices were one to four per cent lower, pressured by a six per cent decline in the pork cutout value, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Nutreco Sees Revenues Fall
NETHERLANDS - Dutch based animal nutrition, feed and meat company saw its revenue in the third quarter of the year fall by 4.1 per cent to €1,428.9 million....
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Nutreco Agrees to Offer from SHV
THE NETHERLANDS - SHV and Nutreco are together recommending a cash offer of €40 per share for all shares of Nutreco....
Pig Industry News from Viet Nam Cargill Vietnam Wins Industry Award for Best Pig Feed
VIET NAM - Cargill has been presented with the best pig feed award for 2014 from the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MARD) livestock department. ...
Monday, October 20, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Support to Fight African Swine Fever in EU, China
GLOBAL - African swine fever (ASF) has been much in the news in the last week as the EU has pledged financial support towards the disease control costs within the area. Germany is stepping up its efforts...
Pig Industry News from United States PED-Positive Farm Samples in US: 8,622
US - The total number of pig farm samples that have tested positive for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus now stands at 8,622 in 31 states, writes Jackie Linden. There were 61 new positive samples...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Antibiotic Usage Monitoring Spreadsheet for UK Pig Farmers, Vets
UK - A tool to assist producers to comply with Red Tractor Assurance Pig Scheme requirements effective from 1 October 2014 has been made available by Octagon Services....
Pig Industry News from United States Minnesota Extension Supports Pig Industry by Helping Stop Disease Spread
US - When livestock viruses (like the current Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus) drive up the cost of meat, Minnesota Extension can help producers understand how to mitigate problems....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Research Turns Food Waste into Feed
EU - Global demand for food is expected to increase by 70 per cent by 2050, while a steep increase in biomass use will also put pressure on agriculture....
Pig Industry News from Canada Manure Sampling Key to Understanding PED Status on Manitoba Farms
CANADA - A manure sampling project underway in Manitoba is helping to paint a clearer picture of the PEDv status of the province's hog farms, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Animal Welfare Research Training Scholarship Available
UK - The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) is inviting applications for an Animal Welfare Research Training Scholarship to enable a promising veterinary graduate to undertake a three-year programme of...
Pig Industry News from China Chinese Food Prices Show Slight Fall
CHINA – Chinese farm produce prices fell slightly in the second week of October, according to a survey of prices in 36 medium and large cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
Pig Industry News from United States Study into Antibiotic Resistant Populations Associated with Feed Additives
US - Fulbright Distinguished Chair John Pluske is studying antibiotic-resistant bacteria in swine....
 
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