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Putting pig welfare first: OIE adopts pig welfare chapter

  • 30 May 11:39

Putting pig welfare first: OIE adopts pig welfare chapter World Animal Protection welcomes the adoption of the pig welfare chapter by over 181 member countries, coordinated by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) The86th General Session of the World Assembly of National Delegates of the OIEis being held this week (20-25 May 2018), bringing together representatives of 181 OIE Members and observers from international organisations that have signed an official agreement with the OIE, as well as other international and regional organisations and invited guests. The World Assembly of OIE Delegates examined, with a view to adopting, a number of new intergovernmental standards covering animal disease control methods,. Read more...

Russia managed to strengthen its position in the pork market of Hong Kong

  • 13 Mar 09:01

Russia managed to strengthen its position in the pork market of Hong Kong Despite continuing sanctions and food embargoes, Russian agricultural companies do not reduce the pork production volume, which is growing, and actively increase their exports. The number of pigs in Russia increased by 5.7% (by 1,251 thousand heads) during a year and amounted to 23.3 million heads by January 1, 2018. The volume of pork production in Russia amounted to 3,348.6 thousand tons in slaughter weight (4 568.3 thousand tons in live weight) in 2017, which is 5.0% or 159.5 thousand tons more than in 2016. There were no imports of chilled pork to Russia in 2017. Russia imported 270.7 thousand tons of frozen pork, which is by 6.1% (15.6 thousand tons) more than. Read more...

Surge in alternative proteins as Nestlé and Tesco praised by investors for plant-based shift

  • 15 Feb 11:22

Surge in alternative proteins as NestlĂ© and Tesco praised by investors for plant-based shift As alternative proteins become mainstream, Nestlé and Tesco are named the best declared companies, while Costco has been called out for its inadequate response The market for alternative proteins, such as 'Impossible Burgers', is set to expand by over8% a yearand reach$5.2 billionby 2020. Now, a$2.4 trillioninvestor coalition doubles support in 18 months, and calls on 16 food multinationals to plan for a shift to alternative proteins. A new report entitledPlant-based profits, backed by a $2.4 trillion coalition of 57 large investors, has urged global food companies to diversify their protein sourcing away from a reliance on animal proteins. An. Read more...

ECA criticise Rural Development spending

  • 16 Nov 08:29

ECA criticise Rural Development spending A new process for planning EU rural development spending is too long and complex, with shortcomings that hinder both performance and results, according to a report from the European Court of Auditors. EU rural development policy aims to make agriculture more competitive, ensure the sustainable management of natural resources and achieve balanced development of rural economies and communities. The EU plans to spend nearly €100 billion on rural development over the period 2014 to 2020. The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development provides financial support for measures carried out by the Member States through national or regional Rural Development. Read more...

FAO Praises High Quality of Belarus' Dairy, Meat Products

  • 20 Sep 12:12

FAO Praises High Quality of Belarus' Dairy, Meat Products Belarusian dairy and meat products are of high quality, Raimund Jehle, FAO Regional Strategic Programmes Coordinator for Europe and Central Asia, told the media on 14 September. "When I was in Belarus in June I made sure that dairy and meat products and cheese are of supreme quality. This creates a good basis for export development," Raimund Jehle said. According to him, Belarus has a capacity to increase domestic consumption of dairy products. Belarus and the FAO signed the Country Program Framework 2017-2020 on 14 September. According toBelTA, theprogramme is aimed at providing support in the areas of food safety, forest resource. Read more...

ASF Outbreak in Ukrainian Farms Kills Pigs

  • 8 Sep 11:20

ASF Outbreak in Ukrainian Farms Kills Pigs Dr Andrii Zhuk, First Deputy Head of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer production, has reported an outbreak of African swine fever at a farm in Poltava. The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports that the outbreak was first noticed on 31 August and confirmed on 1 September after apolymerase chain reaction (PCR) test was carried out at theState Scientific and Research Institute on Laboratory Diagnosis and Veterinary and Sanitary Expertise. An immediate notification was sent to the OIE on 4 September, stating that a total of5173 pigs were found susceptible in a farm called Plekhiv Agro, out of which 48 cases and deaths were. Read more...

Russia Limits Live Pigs, Pork Imports from Romania

  • 7 Aug 17:02

Russia Limits Live Pigs, Pork Imports from Romania The Sanitary-Veterinary Authority from Russia (Rosselkhoznadzor) announced this Wednesday that starting 2 August, it introduced temporary restrictions regarding live pigs and pork imports from Romania, after the discovery of a virus, according to Itar-TASS. According toBusiness Review,Rosselkhoznadzor says that the products which have these restrictions and will arrive to the Russian border after 2 August will be sent back no matter the date written on the veterinary documents that come with the products. The first African swine pest stokehole in Romania was confirmed by the Animal Health and Diagnosis Institute in a household near Satu Mare, and then it expanded. Read more...

Sanctions Led Russia to Self-Sufficiency in Pork, Poultry

  • 2 Aug 12:29

Sanctions Led Russia to Self-Sufficiency in Pork, Poultry Russia is now almost completely self-sufficient in pork and poultry meat as a result of anti-Russian sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday during his annual "Direct Line" call-in session. According toSputnik News,President Putin said: "We all know that growth [in agriculture] is around 3 per cent, Russia has become the number one country, the leader in the export of grain and wheat. "We have significantly reduced our imports, our own production, for example of pork and poultry meat, now almost completely covers our needs." The Russian President said this while describing the sanctions' influence on Russia’s. Read more...

Pig Breeding, Chicken Egg Production Named as Growth Points in EEU States

  • 28 Jul 11:27

Pig Breeding, Chicken Egg Production Named as Growth Points in EEU States The Eurasian Economic Commission declares that pig breeding and production of chicken eggs is the growth points in the agriculture of 2017-2018, reads the draft prognosis of the development of agricultural complex EEU. According toKazTAG, the department of agricultural policy EEU has prepared the project "Joint prognosis of development of agricultural complex, balance of demand and proposal for 2017-2018". The production growth and refusal from import will be fixed almost in all the regions of agriculture in 2017 and 2018. Experts expect highest growth in pork trade and eggs export," said the publication inIzvestiyanewspaper. By 2018 the index on. Read more...

Experts Discuss Pork Production, Sales in Cuba

  • 26 Jun 12:25

Experts Discuss Pork Production, Sales in Cuba Food deficit for pig producers, the quality and high prices of pork meat were the main topics debated on Wednesday at Mesa Redonda TV programme. Cuban News Agencyreports thatthe meeting was attended by executives of the Livestock Business Group, the Pork Research Institute (IIP by its Spanish acronym) and the Food Industry Business Group (GEIA by its Spanish acronym), who said that although pork production has increased in recent years, they haven't managed yet to meet the demand or reach the modest prices that people so much expect. Norberto Espinosa, president of the Livestock Business Group of the Ministry of Agriculture, stated that the demand is much higher. Read more...