Hygiene & Biosecurity

PHILLIPINE

Livestock Philippines Expo is postponed due to ASF risk

The Department of Agriculture announced that the exhibition is deferred to May 2020 or until the ...


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ASIA

China to deal with ASF situation for many years, says OIE official

The whole picture of the pig sector in Asia is showing the need for tighter biosecurity regulations.


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INTERNATIONAL

OIE calls on its members to implement security measures against ASF

In the coming months, the OIE will establish a work program in collaboration with FAO, taking int...


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INDONESIA

FAO congrats Indonesia for its strategy on AI

The Government’s avian influenza (AI) control program has reduced the number of outbreaks by more...


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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

2.5 million pigs culled in Vietnam due to ASF

The authorities refuse to declare the outbreak a national emergency as recommended by FAO experts.


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POLAND

Poland is hiring additional veterinarians

They will work for the exporters that are shipping pork in the US market.


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ASIA

ASF virus is now in North Korea

The first outbreak in the Korean peninsula was reported on May 25 in a farm close to the Chinese ...


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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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