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27 June 2014
Blast Heating Shown Effective in Disinfecting Transport Vehicles
CANADA - The chair of the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board says the use of blast heating in truck wash facilities is one...
23 June 2014
Brazil Calls for Tighter Pig Health Controls with Colombia
BRAZIL - Following the announcement of classical swine fever outbreaks in Colombia, Brazil's pig industry body is calling...
13 June 2014
New Sensor to Detect Harmful Bacteria on Food Industry Surfaces
UK - A new device designed to sample and detect foodborne bacteria is being trialled by scientists at the University of Southampton....
06 June 2014
WORLD PORK EXPO: Pork Producers Must Report PEDv
ANALYSIS – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack addressed attendees at the World Pork Expo and announced a new Federal...
05 June 2014
China Declared Negligible Risk of BSE
CHINA - The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) granted China negligible bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) risk...
More Cases of African Swine Fever Discovered
RUSSIA - More cases of African swine fever have been found in the Belgorod region of Russia in wild boar....
04 June 2014
Patagonia, Bolivia, Brazil Welcome Disease News From OIE
SOUTH AMERICA - Latin American countries are striving to reopen beef trading outlets after the annual meeting of the World...
03 June 2014
Hog Prices Take Big Drop: What's Next?
US - Speculation that the PED virus had greatly reduced pig numbers took lean hog futures prices to astounding heights. Now,...
Tyson Agrees Fine over Pollution Accident
US - Tyson Foods has agreed to pay a fine of $305,000 over a spill of rendered oily chicken by-products from its Harmony,...
02 June 2014
EPA Settles with Meat Processor over Waste Water Treatment
US - The US Environmental Protection Agency has settled with the owner of a meat processing plant in Lancaster, Pennsylvania...
30 May 2014
South Korea Regains Foot and Mouth-free Status
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea regained its status Wednesday as a country free from foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and was also...
27 May 2014
Evaluating Allergenic Foods, Ingredients for Labelling
EU - The European Food Safety Authority is to assess allergenic foods and food ingredients for labelling purposes....
23 May 2014
VIV EUROPE - Russia Accuses Europe of Intransigence over African Swine Fever
ANALYSIS - The European Commission has been accused this week of not listening to warnings from Russia over the potential...
Canada – Dodging Bullets & Getting Bulletproof
CANADA - The hog business as anyone who has been in it for any length time knows is a hard game. A game often of inches where...
US Agencies Step up Attack on Food Borne Diseases
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s...
Evaluating Changes to Official Controls in Pig Slaughterhouses
UK - The British Food Standards Agency is funding new research in pig approved slaughterhouses to understand how the legislative...
20 May 2014
How Valuable are UN’s Food and Agriculture Business Principles?
ANALYSIS - The United Nations six Food and Agriculture Business Principles that were launched this week, designed to help...
Two Per Cent of Cattle Could Be 'SuperShedders'
US – Around two per cent of a typical herd could be releasing high levels of pathogenic bacteria in their manure, causing...
Russia Approves Six More Brazilian Meat Plants
BRAZIL – Six more meat plants are able to export to Russia following the decision of Russian food safety body Rosselkhoznadzor....
19 May 2014
US-EU Jointly Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
GLOBAL - International collaboration is critical for combating global health crisis, and the US and EU are making progress...
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