Posts Tagged African Swine Fever

BSP grants regulatory relief for banks affected by ASF, COVID-19

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 27, 2020

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will grant regulatory relief to banks and quasi banks (QBs) that sustained losses due to their clients being affected by the African Swine Fever...

DA Bicol confirms positive cases of African Swine Fever in CamSur

Marje Pelayo   •   February 21, 2020

BICOL, Philippines – Tests on organ samples collected from dead pigs in a barangay in Bombon, Camarines Sur revealed contamination of African Swine Fever (ASF). Department of Agriculture (DA) Regional...

BAI warns pork dishes may spread African Swine Fever

Marje Pelayo   •   February 19, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) expressed concern that African Swine Fever (ASF) has already reached even remote barangays in the country. BAI suspects that the ASF...

China warns of sustained virus impact on poultry, eggs supply amid rising death toll

UNTV News   •   February 18, 2020

China’s supply of poultry and egg products is likely to be hit in the second and third quarters as the coronavirus outbreak has had a severe impact on the industry,...

Davao City bans entry of hogs, pork products from Luzon, neighboring provinces

Robie de Guzman   •   February 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The city government of Davao has announced that it is banning the entry of live hogs and pork products from Luzon, Davao Occidental, and several areas in...

DA mulls ban on shipment of live pigs to curb spread of ASF

Marje Pelayo   •   February 7, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Agriculture Department sees banning shipment of live pigs as a measure to stop further spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) that recently affected thousands of pigs...

DA to probe how ASF reached Davao Occidental

Maris Federez   •   February 4, 2020

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Agriculture (DA) is set to conduct an investigation that will trace how the African Swine Fever (ASF) reached the province of Davao Occidental. Agriculture Secretary William...

State of calamity declared in Davao Occidental town due to African Swine Fever

Robie de Guzman   •   February 3, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The town of Don Marcelino in Davao Occidental has declared a state of calamity after samples from 1,000 dead pigs yielded positive results for African Swine Fever...

NMIS asked to explain ASF-contaminated pork found in supermarket

Marje Pelayo   •   January 3, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) demands an explanation from the National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) as to how African Swine Fever or ASF-contaminated pork ended up in...

Nueva Ecija culls over 500 pigs for suspected ASF

Marje Pelayo   •   December 13, 2019

NUEVA ECIJA, Philippines – The Municipal Agriculture office has culled more than 500 pigs on Friday (December 13). This, following reports from residents in Barangay Luyos, in the town of...

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