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Japan approves US trade agreement

Japan approves US trade agreement

By Aidan Fortune

The US meat industry has welcomed the Japanese government’s approval of a trade deal between the two countries that could see meat exports grow to $5bn by 2025.

USDA awards $1.7m to fight African Swine Fever

USDA awards $1.7m to fight African Swine Fever

By Aidan Fortune

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has allocated a $1.7m grant to the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) to aid dialogue between the US and Asia to help tackle African Swine Fever (ASF).

US-Japan trade deal praised by meat industry

US-Japan trade deal praised by meat industry

By Aidan Fortune

The US meat industry has warmly welcomed a trade agreement between its government and Japan which it believes will “level the playing field” against international competitors.

Asian ASF pig cull reaches five million

Asian ASF pig cull reaches five million

By Aidan Fortune

Almost five million pigs in Asia have died over the past year due to African Swine Fever (ASF), according to the latest Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) data.