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Following the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) board of director’s decision to cancel World Pork Expo (WPX) this year, GVL, a leading provider of technology solutions to veterinarians and animal health professionals, announced that it would contribute its planned 2019 commitment to NPPC.
Pig farmers in 12 European countries will now be able to protect their herds against the growing problem of Salmonella Typhimurium. Ceva will launch Salmoporc in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, United Kingdom through the remainder of 2019.
Outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) have been reported among domestic pigs in new regions of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam in Asia, as well as Bulgaria, while new cases have been confirmed in China, Latvia and Ukraine.
Agreement should allow for continued trade of pork and pork by-products from ASF-free zones
July 8, 2019
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the European Commission’s Department of Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) have agreed to an African swine fever (ASF) zoning arrangement to allow for safe trade of swine products from disease-free zones in the event of an ASF outbreak.
Researchers at The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) will receive three new grants for Knowledge Exchange from Research England’s Connecting Capability Fund. These three grants, which total nearly £1 million, will be used to fund studies that combat infectious diseases and antibiotic resistance.
Hamlet Protein, industry leader in high quality vegetable protein solutions for young animals, received a delegation of Chinese industry professionals and scientists in Denmark. With Chinese pig production under strain from African Swine Fever (ASF), and rapidly changing regulations on the use of antibiotics, an exchange on nutrition and health aspects of pig feed formulation was well received by the forum of Danish and Chinese participants.