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07 April 2014
View news from Taiwan Record Taiwan Exports Predicted to Slow for US
TAIWAN – Record US beef shipments to Taiwan in 2013 will likely falter slightly this year, according to the US Department of Agriculture....
22 November 2013
View news from Taiwan Tariffs to be Lifted on Red Meat to Taiwan
NEW ZEALAND/TAIWAN – Taiwanese red meat buying has received a further boost following entry into an economic cooperation agreement with beef and lamb provider, New Zealand....
18 June 2013
View news from Taiwan FMD Outbreak in Taiwan Affects Pigs
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease at Wuri District in Tai-Chung Shih....
31 May 2013
View news from Taiwan FMD Outbreak in Taiwan Affects Pigs
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Kinmen, affecting pig populations....
27 May 2013
View news from Taiwan FMD Outbreak Affects Pigs in Taiwan
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Yun-Lin....
08 May 2013
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Remains Reliable US Grain Customer
TAIWAN - Echoing sentiments expressed last fall at the US Grains Council's Export Exchange 2012, the Taiwanese feed industry reaffirmed their preference for US corn during meetings held in Taiwan late last month....
04 December 2012
View news from Taiwan Foot and Mouth Disease Reported Again in Taiwan
TAIWAN - Foot and mouth disease (FMD) has been found in pigs during routine surveillance testing. ...
30 October 2012
View news from Taiwan More Foot and Mouth Disease in Taiwan
TAIWAN - Two new outbreaks of Foot and Mouth disease (FMD) have been reported in pigs in Taiwan within the last month....
22 August 2012
View news from Taiwan Taiwan to Allow Ractopamine Beef Imports
TAIWAN - Taiwan has announced that it will open the country's doors to imported beef containing the leanness-enhancing drug, ractopamine, in beef imports as early as September. ...
13 June 2012
View news from Taiwan Govt Vows to Compensate, if US Beef Leads to Illness
TAIWAN - Following on from numerous campaigns in Taiwan to prevent the import of beef that has been produced using ractopamine, the government has announced that it will shoulder responsibility if there is anyone who falls ill because of food poisoning...
11 June 2012
View news from Taiwan FMD Affects Pigs in P'ing-Tung
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in P'ing-Tung, affecting pig populations. ...
05 June 2012
View news from Taiwan Increased Pressure to Lift US Beef Import Ban
TAIWAN - Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou, in an apparent effort to step up pressure on Kuomintang (KMT) lawmakers to lift the ban on US beef imports, is scheduled to join the KMT caucus meeting later in the week. ...
01 June 2012
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Beef Imports Hit Record in First Quarter
TAIWAN - Taiwan imported a record volume of beef during the first three months of 2012, with imports reaching 20,059 tonnes swt – 7 per cent higher than the corresponding period last year (Global Trade Atlas). Underpinning the growth was strong economic...
24 May 2012
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Beef Imports Hit Record in First Quarter
TAIWAN - Taiwan imported a record volume of beef during the first three months of 2012, with imports totalling 20,059 tonnes swt – seven per cent higher than the corresponding period last year (Global Trade Atlas), reports Meat and Livestock Australia....
12 April 2012
View news from Taiwan OIE: Further FMD Cases Reported in Taipei
TAIWAN - Four new cases of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) have been reported to the OIE by Dr Kwo-Ching Huang, Chief Veterinary Officer and Deputy Director General, Taipei....
20 March 2012
View news from Taiwan Large Scale Meat Safety Tests Underway
TAIWAN - The Department of Health (DOH) and local health authorities will conduct its largest scale tests to date from March 20-22 to check for the leanness enhancing drug ractopamine in 1,000 products, including samples obtained from beef, pork, and...
19 March 2012
View news from Taiwan More Pigs Affected by FMD
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported finding more pigs affected by foot and mouth disease during routine surveillance....
16 March 2012
View news from Taiwan More FMD Cases Reported in Taiwan
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported more cases of foot and mouth disease in the country....
12 March 2012
View news from Taiwan Building an Industry with New Standards
TAIWAN - Taiwan's Council of Agriculture is under pressure from feed millers and poultry producers to establish national mycotoxin standards for grains and feedstuffs....
06 March 2012
View news from Taiwan More Scientific Data on Ractopamine Needed
TAIWAN - More scientific data is required to pin down the exact health impacts of ractopamine, a leanness enhancer added to cattle and swine feed, according to the Council of Agriculture (COA). ...
View news from Taiwan FMD-Positive Pigs Found in Taiwan
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported finding FMD-positive pigs from three farms in the Nan-T'ou and T'ai-Nan regions during routine surveillance....
27 February 2012
View news from Taiwan FMD Outbreaks Affect Pigs and Cattle
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Kinmen....
16 February 2012
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Urged to Maintain US Beef Ractopamine Ban
TAIWAN - Several local groups reiterated Wednesday that the government should maintain its ban on imports of US beef that contain ractopamine, saying there are still concerns over a proper control mechanism and the safety of the feed additive. ...
06 February 2012
View news from Taiwan FMD Cases Discovered in Pigs in Kinmen
TAIWAN - Dr Kwo-Ching Huang, Chief Veterinary Officer and Deputy Director General of the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine Council of Agriculture has reported two outbreaks of foot and mouth disease, both in Kinmen....
24 January 2012
View news from Taiwan FMD Breaks Out in Feeder Pigs
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in feeder pigs in the Penghu Islands....
22 December 2011
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Culls 1,000 Pigs in FMD Outbreak
TAIWAN - Taiwanese authorities said earlier today that they had slaughtered nearly 1,000 pigs following the island's worst outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in more than 14 years. ...
14 December 2011
View news from Taiwan Pig with FMD Symptoms at Taiwan Slaughterhouse
TAIWAN - Dr Kwo-Ching Huang, Chief Veterinary Officer and Deputy Director General of the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine Council of agriculture, reported one pigs with symptoms of FMD – later confirmed – at an abattoir...
07 November 2011
View news from Taiwan FMD Breaks Out in Penghu Island
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in an official animal quarantine establishment in Penghu....

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