The number of outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) in pigs and cases reported in wild boar in the EU fell in 2022 compared to the previous year, according to a report published by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
The flooding in Germany and Belgium this week will undoubtedly alter expectations for EU-27 crop production numbers and has the potential to create regional tightness within that market, says CRM Agri.
Japan has joined China, South Korea and Singapore in terms of the Asian markets that have imposed a ban on German pork imports after the EU country confirmed its first case of African swine fever last week.
The use of Donau Soja-certified feed sees an elimination of around 40% of CO2-emissions caused by pork meat production, found a study carried by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) in Austria.
COVID-19 infections among workers in German slaughterhouses is expected to not only have a short-term impact on the pig market and global pork trade but will most likely result in fundamental changes for German pork production, argues the USDA’s Foreign...
Pigs, under a premium pork brand from the German food retailer, Edeka Südwest, are now being fed with certified European soybeans, reported Donau Soja, an Austrian not-for-profit initiative promoting GM-free soy production in Europe.