DA includes Laos in pork importation ban

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 14:10:51 +0000

The DA has banned the importation of domestic and wild pigs as well as other pork products from Laos amid reported outbreaks of African Swine Fever.

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‘Balikbayan’ boxes to be searched for swine fever-tainted meat

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 21:04:53 +0000

Do not bring in any meat products from overseas, even from countries free from African swine fever (ASF), warned Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) official Dr. Renaldo Quilang, who said the Department of Agriculture (DA) instruction was meant to avoid ASF contamination of the local swine industry.

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Canned luncheon meat seized from OFW contains swine flu virus

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 03:40:49 +0000

Canned luncheon meat seized from OFW contains swine flu virus

Several cans of luncheon meat that were earlier seized from an OFW had been tested postive for African Swine Fever (ASF).

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P.6-M imported meat from China seized at Subic port  

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 06:27:45 +0000

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT: Port authorities here have confiscated some P600,000 worth of meat products that recently arrived from China, one of the countries affected by the dreaded African swine fever…READ

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P600K meat products from China seized in Subic port

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 05:51:43 +0000

Meat products worth about P600,000 were seized by port authorities here after discovering these were shipped from Guangzhou in China, which is affected by the dreaded African swine fever (ASF).

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Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Fri, 31 May 2019 08:18:21 +0000

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak

South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea confirmed an outbreak at a farm near its border with China.

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Prices of pork, pork-based products tipped to rise

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Wed, 29 May 2019 21:20:38 +0000

Expect prices of pork and pork-based products in the market to rise in the coming days as the government implements stricter measures

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