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African Swine Fever confirmed in Indonesia

African Swine Fever confirmed in Indonesia

By Aidan Fortune

African Swine Fever (ASF) continues to cut a path through Asia, with Indonesia the latest country in the region to have a confirmed case of the disease.

African Swine Fever marches on

African Swine Fever marches on

By Aidan Fortune

African Swine Fever (ASF) is expected to result in the deaths of a quarter of the pigs globally and there may be nothing we can do about it.

Copa Cogeca adds voice to Mercosur concern

Copa Cogeca adds voice to Mercosur concern

By Aidan Fortune

European agricultural trade bodies Copa Cogeca have written to the European Commission calling for a measured approach to Mercosur negotiations.

EU leaders express ‘deep concern’ over Mercosur

EU leaders express ‘deep concern’ over Mercosur

By Aidan Fortune

The leaders of Ireland, France, Poland and Belgium have written a joint letter to EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker expressing their “deep concern” over the Mercosur deal and its potential effect on their respective agricultural industries....

ASF anti-viral drugs to be developed

ASF anti-viral drugs to be developed

By Aidan Fortune

Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet is to partner with animal disease research body Pirbright Institute to development antiviral drugs to combat African Swine Fever (ASF).

New VLAM director announced

New general director for VLAM unveiled

By Michelle Perrett

Filip Fontaine is set to take over as general director of VLAM, Flanders’ Agricultural Marketing Board, replacing Frans De Wachter who will retire on 1 July 2019.

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