ICE and Seaboard Corp. have reached a settlement of $1 million, after an investigation into alleged employment of unauthorized workers from 2007-2012 and failure to properly complete employment eligibility forms.
Fear of African swine fever (ASF) is on the rise in China and beyond. Major Chinese animal feed maker Tangrenshen Group reported Sunday that feed produced by one of its units had been contaminated with ASF.
Cannabis producers are looking for ways to utilize byproducts and bakery waste. Meanwhile, THC in the pig diet interests some because the appetite stimulation by marijuana could increase feed intake. What do you think?
According to an international expert on African swine fever (ASF), it might pay to start paying more attention to people rather than pigs if we truly want to halt the global spread of the costly disease.
Despite many advancements in the industry’s focus on disease risk mitigation, 28 states still allow some type of garbage feeding to swine, increasing the risk of foreign animal disease (FAD) transmission.
What do hospitals and farms have in common? More than you think, says Bill Pomputius, pediatric infection disease consultant. Antibiotic exposure is an inescapable web, making resistance a reality we can’t avoid.
Pork exports continued to be impacted by retaliatory duties in China and Mexico, says USMEF. September pork export volume was down 2% from a year ago to 179,423 mt, while export value fell 7% to $470.2 million.
Smithfield Foods, Inc., is the first food company to participate in a new program with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) to restore key prairie habitat for monarch butterflies.