The outbreak of swine flu may have peaked but countries should not lower their guard against the virus which has claimed more than 100 lives and affected nearly 1000 people in 20 countries, warns the World Health Organisation.
An EFSA panel on risk assessment and mitigation options of
Salmonella in pig production has concluded that all salmonella
serovars from pork are to be regarded as public health hazards, and
that actions to prevent human food-borne...
A report from the British Pig Executive (BPEX) shows that
risingcosts of production in Europe are being matched by rises in
Great Britain. The association believes cutting costs is vital to
remain competitive, writes Anthony Fletcher.
The British Pig Executive today announced a number of measures
aimed at improving the UK's pork supply chain. New grants totalling
more than £500,000 have been agreed upon as a means of bringing
direct benefits to British pig...
The European Commission tabled a proposal this week to open an EU
aid scheme for private pig meat storage. The move is designed to
stabilise the market, which has seen prices fall by 16 per cent in
the last three months. The industry...
December is proving to be a good month for the UK pig industry. A
national pig health and welfare strategy has been launched, and the
government yesterday announced that the Japanese market to British
pork has officially been reopened....