Hygiene & Biosecurity

EUROPE

Expert meeting organized by FAO focuses on ASF situation in the Balkans

Everywhere it has emerged, African swine fever has caused the death of thousands of animals and s...


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ASIA

ASF virus puts Asia food security under threat

China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Mongolia, and Hong Kong have already been affected by the disease. The ...


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USA

Severe biosecurity measures are taken in the US against ASF

"No visit on the swine farms for international teams" - decided the US Grain Council (USGC) after...


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CHINA

China has ASF outbreaks in every single province

The disease has already entered Tibet and Hainan island and the situation seems to be "out of con...


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CZECH REPUBLIC

Czech authorities find new cases of salmonella in Polish chicken

Part of the meat was served in restaurants in a mall in Pardubice and the rest was secured by the...


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USA

USDA adds ASF testing to classical swine fever surveillance plan

The risk continues to grow as outbreaks continue throughout China and other parts of Asia.


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VIETNAM

Vietnam has culled more than 1 million pigs

"The risk of the virus spreading further is very high and the evolution of the outbreak is compli...


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INTERNATIONAL

Genetics company asks for a global biosecurity plan

Hendrix Genetics intends to renew its biosecurity programs and to offer a global standard. Swine ...


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CHINA

China to start ASF tests in large farms

Until now, the authorities did not permit commercial companies to carry out tests for the disease.


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USA

World Pork Expo was cancelled to keep the ASF virus out of the US

In a move designed to help keep African swine fever (ASF) out of the country, the National Pork P...


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