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Articles by Jackie Linden

European pig sector concerned over African swine fever

African swine fever has spread in recent weeks to the Czech Republic and now Romania.
Highly contagious and potentially devastating to the swine industry, African swine fever has spread in recent weeks to the Czech Republic and now Romania, prompting warnings to European pig producers to raise biosecurity and to be alert to early signs of the disease.
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Bachoco continues to invest in growth

Company reports second quarter performance was in line with expectations
Reporting double-digit increases in net sales and profit for the second quarter of fiscal year 2017, the CEO of multinational poultry and livestock feed firm, Industrias Bachoco highlighted recent acquisitions as evidence of the company’s continued achievements in international expansion.
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Dutch contaminated eggs crisis escalates

Problem is more widespread and severe than originally thought
Further investigation of egg contamination in the Netherlands has revealed the issue is both more widespread and serious than first thought, and that farmers were unaware of any risk.
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