Hygiene & Biosecurity

EUROPE

ASF must be taken seriously by all Member States, recommends Commissioner Hogan

The head of EU's Agriculture is praising Belgium for the measures taken to contain the virus but ...


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BELGIUM

Belgium to create ASF buffer zone by culling 4,000 pigs

The country's domestic pig population is still ASF-free, according to a statement by the Belgian ...


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FAROE ISLANDS

Faroese company loses salmon population due to toxic algae infestation

750,000 fish were found dead, in just a couple of hours, in the sea cages where they were transfe...


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POLAND

Local authorities in Poland fear for the worst in front of ASF spreading

The number of vets is insufficient and the pork sector seems to be heading towards an unprecedent...


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USA

Bob Evans Farms recalls 19 tonnes of pork sausages

Bob Evans Farms, Inc., a Xenia, Ohio, establishment, is recalling approximately 42,246 pounds of ...


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CHINA

China can never get rid of ASF, says US analysts

There is a hidden danger for the North American herds, considering that a lot of vitamins and fee...


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SPAIN

Spain is looking for tighter biosecurity measures in front of ASF menace

Stricter pork import controls and hunting wild boars measures have already been discussed but the...


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EU

EU is desperately looking for an ASF vaccine

Meantime, stricter measures have been implemented in order to stop the spreading of the disease.


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CHINA

China reports FMD outbreak in a cattle herd

47 animals were culled after the disease was discovered in the province of Xinjiang.


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SPAIN

Spain wants to increase surveillance after Belgian ASF case confirmed

The South European country is one of the largest pork producers in EU, with a national herd of 50...


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