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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.

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).

US meat industry concerned about China response to new tariffs

US meat industry concerned about China response to new tariffs

By Ed Zwirn, In New York

Members of the US meat industry, already buckling under the impact of previous Chinese retaliatory tariffs against their goods, have expressed cautious concern following the US imposition of 25% tariffs against an additional US$200bn of Chinese exports....

US increases duties on Chinese meat exports

US increases duties on Chinese meat exports

By Keith Nuthall

The US Government has raised its existing 10% additional duties on imports of meat and livestock sector products from China to 25%, citing a lack of progress on ongoing trade talks between the world’s two largest national economies.

Jinluo hones in on health with new range

Jinluo hones in on health with new range

By Mark Godfrey

Health has become the marketing watchword of Chinese pork processor Jinluo, which is targeting several new ranges of heat-treated sausage snacks, aimed at urban, convenience-minded consumers.

Chinese farms given ASF testing permission

Large Chinese pig farms to test for ASF

By Aidan Fortune

The Chinese Government has given the go-ahead for larger pig farms to test for African Swine Fever (ASF) to help curb incidents of the disease.

Cargill embraces AI monitoring technology

Cargill embraces AI monitoring technology

By Aidan Fortune

In an effort to improve the poultry production process, Cargill has invested in monitoring technology along its supply chain that utilises artificial intelligence (AI) to detect health issues.

Argentine beef proves popular in Japan

Growing demand for Argentine beef in Japan

By Kathryn Wortley, in Tokyo

Argentine beef exporters have been encouraged by feedback at Japan’s largest food fair that they will receive regular and large orders for their products following the re-opening of this potentially important market in July 2018.