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HAMBURG — The German government is considering aid to farmers after prices fell following the discovery of African Swine Fever (ASF) in wild animals in the country, Germany’s Agriculture Minister Julia Kloeckner said on Friday.
THE PHILIPPINES has banned pork imports from Germany after the European country reported its first case of the African Swine Fever (ASF).
THE DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA) said that it has released P1.9 billion from its quick response fund (QRF) to help farmers and fisherfolk affected...
THE pork industry blamed the high retail prices of pork on the reduced hog population due to the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Luzon since September, and raised the prospect of further supply erosion as producers claim they can’t make money at the current suggested retail price (SRP) settings.
PORK vendors and meat processors in Davao City are feeling the impact of the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak as sales have dropped by up to 50% since the confirmed cases were reported early this month.
The Department of Agriculture has confirmed this month that thousands of local livestock have been affected by ASF. While ASF only impacts pigs and not humans (therefore not a public health threat), the local pork industry is definitely straining against the spread of this new disease.
PRESIDENT RODRIGO R. Duterte has issued the order for the implementation of the national zoning plan to contain the spread of the African Swine Fever (ASF).
PIGS THAT tested positive for the African Swine Fever (ASF) in Barangay Namolan have been culled, the Lingayen provincial office reported Tuesday evening.
DAVAO OCCIDENTAL Governor Claude P. Bautista said on Monday that the provincial government is ready to buy pigs from farmers as another measure to prevent the further spread of the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak that started in Don Marcelino town.
THE Purefoods-Hormel Co. on Thursday assured the public that its hotdogs, bacon and canned products are safe to eat and are “not affected by the African Swine Fever (ASF).”
THE meat processing industry is expecting at least a 5-10% reduction in the value of its annual production because of restrictions on processed meat products in selected provinces.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said it would rather see pork prices rise as a result of measures adopted to minimize the risk of African Swine Fever (ASF), than allow the disease to enter the country and devastate the P200- billion hog-raisng industry.
BEIJING — China reported four cases of African swine fever on Thursday alone, bringing the number of outbreaks to 13 since the virus was discovered in the country just over a month ago.