Tag : Livestock

Amid swine fever outbreak, Brazil beef plants set for Chinese inspections: sources

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SAO PAULO (HeadlineNews) – Chinese health inspectors are expected to start evaluating four Brazilian beef plants on Thursday as part of a push to approve...

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North’s outbreak of African swine fever

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SEOUL (HeadlineNews) – South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the...
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UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment

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LONDON (HeadlineNews) – Britain’s Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African Swine Fever...

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead

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FILE PHOTO: Pork is displayed for sale at a market in Hanoi, Vietnam February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Kham HANOI (HeadlineNews) – Vietnam culled a further 500,000...

Genus shares surge on deal to market gene-edited pigs in China

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BEIJING (HeadlineNews) – British livestock genetics firm Genus agreed on Thursday to license its know-how on virus-resistant pigs to Beijing Capital Agribusiness Co Ltd, which...
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Trump and Xi to meet after defiant China hits U.S. with new tariffs

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (HeadlineNews) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would meet Chinese President Xi Jinping next month as the trade war between the...
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China to impose tariffs on U.S. goods despite Trump warning

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (HeadlineNews) – China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on a range of U.S. goods, striking back in its trade war with...

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