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21st Sep 2020


How ASF is affecting pork sectors across the EU - Members Area

Senior policy adviser Rebecca Veale has written a report on a Copa meeting she attended on Friday to discuss the recent ASF outbreak in Germany.

21st Sep 2020


Impact of ASF export bans in Europe and Germany

The imapct of Germany's African swine fever (ASF) and subsequent export bans is having an impact on pork markets across the EU.

19th Sep 2020


We are still in early stages of African swine fever outbreak, says FLI

Germany's National Reference Laboratory for African swine fever (ASF) has warned that the country's outbreak is still in its early stages. 

18th Sep 2020


Straw shortages and rising prices hit pig producers

Pig producers across the country are suffering from straw shortages and high prices on the back of this summer’s poor harvest.

17th Sep 2020


Changes to animal export identification and other export rules

Businesses involved in the export of live animals are reminded that the way the animals are identified will change next year. 

16th Sep 2020


Participants wanted for biosecurity study

APHA is looking for participants from the UK for a new EU-funded study on the cost-effectiveness of biosecurity on pig farms.

15th Sep 2020


More wild boar test positive for ASF in Brandenburg state

Five more wild boar in the German state of Brandenburg have tested positive for African swine fever (ASF). 

15th Sep 2020


GB breeding herd shows performance gains

The GB breeding herd has achieved significant performance gains over the past 12 months, the latest data from Agrosoft shows. 

14th Sep 2020


China and other non-EU countries ban pork from Germany

China has banned pork imports from Germany, following confirmation of African swine fever in wild boar close to the Polish border on Thursday.

11th Sep 2020


NPA welcomes UK-Japan trade deal

The NPA has welcomed confirmation of a new Free Trade Agreement between the UK and Japan that could potentially boost pork exports.