Wed, 23 Jan 2019 14:35
Thailand on alert for virus-laden Chinese pork
Thai authorities are carefully screening pork products being carried in by travellers from China and Mongolia after the World Organisation for Animal Health warned last week of outbreaks of African swine fever in those countries.
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 12:43
China confirms first swine fever cases in Beijing
China's agriculture ministry on Friday confirmed the first cases of African swine fever in Beijing, a disease that has spread across the country despite efforts to contain it.
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 04:00
Boar smuggling risks swine fever ravaging pork industry
Thailand’s South is facing a big risk from African swine fever, due to the many wild boars that have been smuggled in via its shared border with Malaysia.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
Checks on imports of Chinese pork stepped up at Suvarnabhumi after swine fever reports
AMID GROWING concern over an epidemic of African swine fever in China, Suvarnabhumi Airport will step up
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:55
Airport ups measures to detect swine fever coming from China
Amid growing concern over an epidemic of African swine fever in China, Suvarnabhumi airport will step up procedures to detect smuggled pork meat and swine products from that country.
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
Secrecy fuels the stench of China’s diseased pigs
An outbreak of African swine fever has China’s meat eaters, investors and bureaucrats in a panic. That should be no surprise: The country is the world’s biggest pork producer and consumer, and has a history of food-safety and health scandals that have fuelled public distrust.
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 15:03
Emergency meet in Bangkok to head off swine fever spread
An emergency meeting to head off an outbreak of African swine fever across Asia opened in Bangkok on Wednesday, after a mass pig cull in China sparked fears of a potential pandemic.
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:59
China's swine fever outbreak may spread in Asia: FAO
An outbreak of African swine fever in China may spread to other parts of Asia, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization warned Tuesday, as the world's largest pork producer scrambled to contain the disease.