Philippine hog industry - updates

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Bohol bans importation of live pigs, pork products

Aug 20, 2019 - 9:00 PM

(UPDATED) Bohol sets the ban for 100 days as it aims to prevent African swine fever from reaching the province

A butcher prepare pork meat for customers at the Commonwealth Market on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Some neighboring countries imposes stricter African Swine Fever measure on Philippines after the country thus became the latest country to be listed as a high-risk area for ASF by the Taiwanese authorities,” the report further said. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Philippines bans Laos pork imports due to African swine fever

Jun 27, 2019 - 6:05 PM

The Department of Agriculture's temporary import ban on pork goods from Laos will immediately take effect

FIGHT VS SWINE FEVER. Countries with hog industries are under threat of African swine fever. Image from Shutterstock

Philippines eyes pork exports to China

May 02, 2019 - 12:30 PM

(UPDATED) Agiculture Secretary Manny Piñol discusses the possibility with Chinese Consul General Li Lin as China continues to deal with its African swine fever crisis

A butcher carrying a newly slaughter pig on his back for delivery at the Commonwealth Market in Quezon City on Monday, January 7, 2019. The Philippines has banned the entry of pork and pork-based products form China, Belgium, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Russia and Ukraine, to prevent the spread of African swine fever in piggeries in the country, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol announced. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Disease-free Mindanao hog industry eyes bigger export market

Feb 19, 2019 - 1:14 PM

'Huge hog farms in Mindanao could potentially indulge in exports especially to Singapore and other neighboring countries,' says the Backyard Raisers Association in Davao City

FIGHT VS SWINE FEVER. Countries with hog industries are under threat of African swine fever. Image from Shutterstock

Philippine pork safe, not affected by African swine fever – hog producers

Feb 18, 2019 - 2:05 PM

There's no need to rely on imports amid fears of African swine fever reaching the country, as there is enough pork in the Philippines

A butcher carrying a newly slaughter pig on his back for delivery at the Commonwealth Market in Quezon City on Monday, January 7, 2019. The Philippines has banned the entry of pork and pork-based products form China, Belgium, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Russia and Ukraine, to prevent the spread of African swine fever in piggeries in the country, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol announced. Photo by DARREN LANGIT