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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).

Networking group Meat Business Women met in Painters Hall in London

ASF threat causing CVO sleepless nights

By Michelle Perrett

The UK's chief veterinary officer Christine Middlemiss has said that African swine fever (ASF) is the disease that “keeps her awake at night”.

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.

Tyson Foods to build new case ready plant

Tyson Foods to build new case ready plant

By Aidan Fortune

US processor Tyson Foods is to expand its case ready meat operations with the announcement that it is to build a major new facility in Utah.

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.

Poultry to benefit from ASF issue

Poultry to benefit from ASF epidemic

By Aidan Fortune

The International Poultry Council (IPC) believes there is an opportunity for the category to benefit from the rise in incidents of African swine fever (ASF).