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North Korean crossed DMZ in possible defection [Video]

North Korean crossed DMZ in possible defection

South Korea's military said on Wednesday it had taken into custody a North Korean man who crossed the heavily fortified border with North Korea into the South, prompting an urgent search operation...

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Amid protests, Argentina postpones mega trade deal with China to produce pig [Video]

Amid protests, Argentina postpones mega trade deal with China to produce pig

The Argentine Foreign Ministry led by Felipe Solá reported from his Twitter account that the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding with China that was scheduled to be signed today is postponed..

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15,600 cases of African swine fever reported in Assam [Video]

15,600 cases of African swine fever reported in Assam

African swine fever is increasing day by day in Assam. "Till May 26, there have been 15,600 cases reported in the state. We have decided certain relaxations in selling and consumption of pork products..

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Amid Covid crisis, African Swine Fever challenge for Assam; 14,000 pigs dead [Video]

Amid Covid crisis, African Swine Fever challenge for Assam; 14,000 pigs dead

Amid Covid-19 pandemic, another disease has put Assam on alert. An outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) has killed over 14,000 pigs so far. China faced ASF outbreak in September 2019, leading to..

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2600 pigs dead in Assam as African swine fever grips north-eastern state [Video]

2600 pigs dead in Assam as African swine fever grips north-eastern state

Even as the country is reeling under the deadly spread of coronavirus, Assam has been gripped by African swine fever which has resulted in the deaths of 2600 pigs so far, state's Animal Husbandry..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:59Published
Find out why Poland's pig farmers are concerned about their livelihoods [Video]

Find out why Poland's pig farmers are concerned about their livelihoods

African Swine Fever, ASF, is a disease transmitted from wild boar to farmed pigs. There's no risk to us, ASF can't infect humans, but it does cause huge economic problems and Poland is currently on..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 08:00Published

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Wild boar pumpkin dumping warning

wild boar pumpkin dumping warning
It's illegal to feed the wild creatures in the Forest of Dean because of African swine fever risk
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African swine fever escalates in Germany

African swine fever has escalated in Germany after the first case was discovered in a dead wild boar last month in the north-east state of Brandenburg.
Just-Food - Published Also reported by •BBC News

China’s pork reserves running out as prices soar, analysts say

Beijing sells down frozen meat after African swine fever causes supply shortfall
FT.com - Published

China joins South Korea in banning German pork imports after African swine fever case

Another Asian country has banned pork imports from Germany after a single case of African swine fever (ASF) was discovered in the European country last week.
Just-Food - Published

Germany confirms first case of African swine fever as South Korea bans pork imports

Authorities in Germany have confirmed the country's first case of African swine fever, a virus that affects pigs and wild boar.
Just-Food - Published

'Nearly one million pigs killed' as African swine fever worsens in Nigeria

Outbreaks of disease becoming increasingly common, with latest 'worst ever' for continent
Independent - Published

China says clinical trials show African swine fever vaccine safe so far

A Chinese vaccine against African swine fever appears to be safe in clinical trials now underway, the official Xinhua news agency said on Wednesday, a step closer to preventing one of the world's most..
Reuters - Published

China reports African swine fever outbreak in Yunnan province

China's has registered an outbreak of African swine fever on a small farm in the southwestern Yunnan province, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

South Africa conducts tests to curb African swine fever outbreak

South Africa is conducting extensive testing and investigations to curb the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) after it was detected in the country's Eastern Cape province, the third known outbreak..
Reuters - Published

Togo reports an outbreak of African swine fever

Togo reported an outbreak of African swine fever in a farm northwest of the capital Lome, where 44 pigs have died of the disease since April 18.
Reuters - Published

African swine fever kills 61 pigs in northern Namibia-gov't

Northern Namibia has been hit by an outbreak of African swine fever that has so far killed 61 pigs and infected nearly 200 animals, a government veterinary official said Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

China detects African swine fever in another pig truck

China's agriculture ministry said on Tuesday it had detected the deadly African swine fever virus in pigs transported to the southwestern province of Sichuan, the latest in a dozen such cases in the..
Reuters - Published

China reports African swine fever case in piglets transported to Sichuan

China detected a new case of African swine fever in piglets transported to Sichuan from outside the province, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Papua New Guinea confirms outbreak of African swine fever: OIE

Papua New Guinea has confirmed its first cases of African swine fever among village pigs, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said.
Reuters - Published

African swine fever risk could increase as China raises pig output

The risk of the African swine fever could increase this year as China seeks to raise pig output, said a Chinese official from the ministry of agriculture on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods hit by pork supply issues

Thailand-based consumer-goods giant Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has commented on the impact of African swine fever (ASF) on its pork supply.
Just-Food - Published

Pig farmers warned about swine fever coming to UK in sandwiches

THE dangers posed by African Swine Fever (ASF) to pig farming were highlighted in the European Parliament by the Conservative's agriculture spokesperson.
Hereford Times - Published

African swine fever outbreak spreads in Philippines' southern provinces

The Philippines confirmed on Sunday that African swine fever infections had spread in the south of the country, which accounts for nearly a third of the nation's 12.8 million pig herd.
Reuters - Published

Indonesian investigates deaths of hundreds of pigs in Bali

Indonesian authorities are investigating the deaths of about 880 pigs on the island of Bali, the director of animal health at the Ministry of Agriculture said on Wednesday, to determine if they died of..
Reuters - Published

Paradise lost looms for German farmers as swine fever nears

The German state of Brandenburg has erected about 120 km (75 miles) of electric fencing to prevent wild boars infected with African swine fever (ASF) from straying across the border from Poland and..
Reuters - Published

Fleury Michon issues profit warning over African swine fever 

France-based charcuterie firm Fleury Michon expects to book an annual loss due to the impact of the African swine fever outbreak. 
Just-Food - Published

Germany says swine fever case found just 12 km from its border

A case of the pig disease African swine fever (ASF) has been discovered in a wild boar in Poland just 12 kilometers (7.4 miles) from the German border, Germany’s agriculture ministry said on..
Reuters - Published

Italy seizes 9.5 tonnes of Chinese pork to prevent African swine fever contagion

Italy's tax police seized and destroyed 9.5 tonnes of pork from China which was banned by the Health Ministry after African swine fever broke out in the Asian country, police in the northeastern city..
Reuters - Published

China data shows African swine fever impact on domestic pork sector

Newly-released data from China's National Bureau of Statistics has illustrated the impact African swine fever had on domestic pork output in 2019.
Just-Food - Published

Germany and Poland discuss new action to prevent swine fever

Germany and Poland are discussing new action to prevent the spread of the pig disease African swine fever (ASF) in wild boars in Poland close to the German border including border fences and increased..
Reuters - Published

China agriculture minister urges authorities to prevent recurrence of African swine fever

China's agriculture minister urged authorities to prevent a recurrence in African swine fever outbreaks, according to a statement on the ministry's website on Monday.
Reuters - Published

No pigging out on pork delicacies for China this Lunar New Year

For Xu, a mother and wife from central China, losing her family's entire pig herd to African swine fever almost meant not serving the cured pork, known as la rou, and dried sausage central to her Lunar..
Reuters - Published

China's 2019 pork output plunges to 16-year low as disease culls herd

China's 2019 pork output plunged to a 16-year low, official data showed on Friday, as the fatal hog disease African swine fever killed millions of pigs in the world's top producer.
Reuters - Published

Germany concerned about swine fever cases in nearby Poland

Germany’s government said on Friday it is concerned about the spread of the pig disease African swine fever (ASF) in wild boars in Poland close to the German border.
Reuters - Published


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