Pork

USMEF senior vice president for the Asia Pacific Joel Haggard discusses the effects of ASF

US pork experts warn of ASF danger

By Aidan Fortune

US pork industry specialists have given an update on the impact of African Swine Fever (ASF) on the global meat market.

Price pig increase branded ‘insult’

Price pig increase branded ‘insult’

By Aidan Fortune

The UK’s National Pig Association (NPA) has deemed the latest increase in the pig price an “insult to the hard work of the industry”.

AHDB hits back at anti-meat claims

AHDB hits back at anti-meat claims

By Aidan Fortune

The UK’s Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has criticised doctors advising that the NHS should ban bacon and sausages in hospitals.

Russia expects strong growth in pork exports

Russia expects strong growth in pork exports

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia is set to export 100,000 tonnes (t) of pork in 2019, up 20% compared to the same period of the previous year, Russian government officials have forecast.

Tepid reaction to US producer support

Tepid reaction to US producer support

By Aidan Fortune

The US meat and farming industry has given a cool welcome to the Government’s support for producers affected by the ongoing trade battles.

USDA steps up swine fever tactics

USDA steps up swine fever tactics

By Aidan Fortune

In an effort to prevent the disease from hitting its borders, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is furthering its overall African Swine Fever (ASF) preparedness efforts with the implementation of a surveillance plan.

Genus enters Chinese pig collaboration

Genus enters Chinese pig collaboration

By Aidan Fortune

International animal genetics company Genus has entered into a strategic collaboration with Beijing Capital Agribusiness (BCA) to develop pigs resistant to Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus (PRRSv).

AHDB's pork campaign (pictured) has seen a huge jump in category sales

AHDB campaign grows pork sales

By Aidan Fortune

A campaign by the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has led to almost £12m of additional pork sales.

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