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Lard helps to overcome coronavirus, doctor says

  • 13 Oct 09:55

Lard helps to overcome coronavirus, doctor says Lard can supply the body with essential vitamins and accelerate the healing process, Russian therapist Igor Yurkin told NEWS.ru. The number of people infected with coronavirus in Russia is growing every day. The seasonal incidence of SARS significantly complicates the situation. During this period, it is necessary to help the body overcome the infection with medicines and a particular set of useful products. As the therapist explained, four of these ‘elements’ can boost immunity and speed up the healing process. Lard ranked first among such products. Fat tissue is a storehouse of nutrients and a huge energy supply. It also contains a lot of vitamins. A. Read more...

Coronavirus is more persistent than other SARS viruses

  • 2 Oct 09:55

Coronavirus is more persistent than other SARS viruses The Food Technology Institute from Brazil looked into the survival rates of 3 types of coronavirus on surfaces like packages or food. Following the find of the newcoronavirus on frozen chicken meat imported from Brazil in Chinarecently, Brazilian researchers looked deeper into the survival potential of Covid-19. All existing coronaviruses cause great concerns to the global population: SARS-CoV-1victimised 8,000 people for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) around 2002, and MERS-CoV, from Respiratory Syndrome in the Middle East in 2012, with more than 800 deaths. SARS-CoV-2already left almost 1 million death around the planet, according to the. Read more...

How viruses shaped a new reality for Ukraine

  • 30 Sep 10:22

How viruses shaped a new reality for Ukraine Market situations can differ from country to country; this becomes clear when listening to Oksana Yurchenko, president of the Association of Ukrainian Pig Breeders. Where Covid-19 led to supply chain problems in the US, Ukraine’s commercial production had a different experience. Long beforeAfrican Swine Fever(ASF) crossed the borders of Germany, the virus had already emerged in Ukraine. The country has been facing the virus since 2012 and learned the devastating consequences. In recent years, the country’s swine sector has been recovering bit by bit – then a new virus showed up: Covid-19. Oksana Yurchenko, president of the Association of. Read more...

Rospotrebnadzor did not find SARS-CoV-2 in food samples

  • 22 Sep 10:53

Rospotrebnadzor did not find SARS-CoV-2 in food samples A negative test result was obtained in 100% of cases, Gazeta.Ru reports. When taking samples, the experts gave preference to hand-assembled and packaged food products and products that were stored and transported frozen. The bulk of materials for laboratory research by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method were vegetables (40%), meat and meat products (26%), and fruits (22%). Genetic material (RNA) of the new type of coronavirus was not detected in any of the samples. The testing was carried out as part of a project to assess the risks of food contamination with. Read more...

People should not fear spread of COVID-19 in food, packaging: WHO

  • 21 Aug 10:47

People should not fear spread of COVID-19 in food, packaging: WHO The World Health Organization said on Thursday it saw no evidence of coronavirus being spread by food or packaging and urged people not to be afraid of the virus entering the food chain.Two cities in China said they had found traces of the coronavirus in imported frozen chicken wings from Brazil and on outer packaging of frozen Ecuadorian shrimp, raising fears that contaminated food shipments might cause a new outbreak. “People should not fear food, or food packaging or processing or delivery of food,” WHO head of emergencies programme Mike Ryan told a briefing in Geneva. “There is no evidence that food or the food chain is participating in transmission. Read more...

Covid-19 pandemic will not hinder Russian poultry export

  • 14 Aug 11:53

Covid-19 pandemic will not hinder Russian poultry export In 2020, Russia will export 300,000 tons of poultry meat, almost 100.000 tons more than in 2019. That was forecasted by Galina Bobyleva, chairman of the Russian union of poultry producers Rosptitzesoyuz during a conference on August 6. Poultry exports Russia already exported 147,600 tons of poultry meat in the first half of 2020. For comparison, the volume in the first 6 months of 2019 only added up to 81,900 tons, Bobyleva said. Especially the export volume going to countries outside CIS (former Russian republics) grew substantially. “About 63% of our exports went to 24 countries, including China, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, and others,” Bobyleva said.. Read more...

Covid-19 disrupts poultry production chain

  • 24 Jul 11:23

Covid-19 disrupts poultry production chain As it travels around the globe the coronavirus is disrupting large parts of society and the economy. Covid-19 has not left the poultry production chain untouched either, infecting workers, disrupting the supply chain and impacting demand. Poultry World reports. With the spread of the new and deadly virus, ‘normal’ has flown out of the window when it comes to the food supply chain. During the first few weeks of the outbreak consumers were seen to be hoarding toilet paper for no obvious reason and eggs and meat with good reason. A surge in demand to ensure there was food on the table left supermarket shelves empty and suppliers struggling to keep up, while trying. Read more...

Uzbekistan promotes smallholder farms to fight poverty

  • 15 Jul 11:54

Uzbekistan promotes smallholder farms to fight poverty President Sjavkat Mirzijojev of Uzbekistan has ordered the distribution of 50,000 live birds among the population to mitigate the negative impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on Uzbekistan’s poorer citizens. The live birds will enable families to produce animal protein in their own backyard. In its fight against poverty, the government is embarking on a large-scale bailout programme, according to a statement posted on the government’s website. An estimated 450,000 households would see their incomes plummeting because of the pandemic, the President’s office said. This is further exacerbated by unemployment, which is currently on the. Read more...

Ministry of Agriculture: the agricultural sector can grow by 1%

  • 8 Jul 10:04

Ministry of Agriculture: the agricultural sector can grow by 1% This year, agricultural production may increase by 1% compared to 2019 with a planned value of 1.8%, according to the National Report of the Ministry of Agriculture following the implementation of the state program for agricultural development. Relative to the base year 2017, the industry will grow by 4.8% against the target of 3.8%. Including plant growing, it is expected to add 1.9% to last year, livestock - 1.5%. Under favorable economic and weather conditions, forecast indicators may be higher. According to the forecast of the ministry, the gross harvest of grain and legumes this year will be 121.9 million tons, which is 0.6% more than in 2019. In mid-June,. Read more...

Covid-19 brings turmoil to the Kazakhstan egg industry

  • 7 Jul 09:55

Covid-19 brings turmoil to the Kazakhstan egg industry Egg production in Kazakhstan may fall by up to 30% during the next few months as Covid-19 is driving farms out of operation and pushes others to cull their stock. The entire poultry industry in Kazakhstan is suffering from the high prices on the domestic grain market. The average price of feed grain has recently reached KZT 90,000 ($ 217) per ton, while normally at this time of year grain costs around KZT 60,000 ($ 145) per ton Alexander Pryadko, owner of Alekri poultry farm told to the local news outlet Caravan. Poultry feed price hike The price hike is linked with the coronavirus pandemic. This pushed the government towards instituting a quota as. Read more...