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NFU Scotland calls for immediate halt to pork imports

NFU Scotland calls for immediate halt to pork imports

The National Famers’ Union (NFU) Scotland has written to the UK government calling for immediate action to stop imports of...

December 8, 2021

Germany confirms its first case of African swine fever

Germany confirms its first case of African swine fever

Germany has confirmed its first case of African swine fever (ASF) in a wild boar found dead in Brandenburg close...

September 10, 2020

4 more cases of African swine fever confirmed in Poland

4 more cases of African swine fever confirmed in Poland

The risk of African swine fever to the UK has been kept at ‘medium’ and farmers advised to remain vigilant...

July 5, 2020

UK scientists successfully map African swine fever genome

UK scientists successfully map African swine fever genome

UK scientists have succeeded in mapping the expression of genes across the entire African Swine Fever virus (ASFV) genome, which has...

February 24, 2020

First case of African swine fever reported in Greece

First case of African swine fever reported in Greece

Greece has reported the first case of African swine fever (ASF) in the country, on a breeding farm in the...

February 13, 2020

UK and Australia join forces in simulated African swine fever exercise

UK and Australia join forces in simulated African swine fever exercise

This week, the UK and the New South Wales government in Australia are joining forces on a simulated exercise to...

January 31, 2020

Bulgaria to cull 24,500 pigs after ASF outbreak

Bulgaria to cull 24,500 pigs after ASF outbreak

Veterinary authorities in Bulgaria have said that 24,500 pigs will be culled after another outbreak of African swine fever (ASF)...

January 6, 2020

Chinese protein deficit presents opportunities for beef – commission

Chinese protein deficit presents opportunities for beef – commission

A senior official from the European Commission has said that the losses in the Chinese pig herd from African swine...

November 7, 2019

Quarter of world’s pigs could be lost to ASF – OIE president

Quarter of world’s pigs could be lost to ASF – OIE president

Around a quarter of the world’s population of pigs could die from African swine fever (ASF), according to the president...

November 1, 2019