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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....
06 October 2011
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Imports Record Beef Shipments In 2010-11
TAIWAN - Taiwan imported a record volume of beef during 2010-11, totalling 85,033 tonnes swt - an increase of four per cent on the previous year, reports Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
20 September 2011
View news from Taiwan USGC Consultant Boosts Mycotoxin Understanding
TAIWAN - A Kansas State microbiology expert has completed an intense schedule of briefings in Taiwan in an outreach effort to update industry and government officials on mycotoxins, reported Clover Chang, US Grains Council director in Taiwan. ...
10 August 2011
View news from Taiwan Two FMD Outbreaks in Taiwan; Situation Resolved
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported two new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease at pig farms in Taipei and Tainan cities. ...
18 May 2011
View news from Taiwan FMD Breaks Out in Taipei
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in pigs....
14 April 2011
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Reconsiders US Beef Import Laws
TAIWAN - Taiwan still welcomes American beef imports that do not contain the food additive ractopamine and will re-examine its domestic law in July with a view to resolving a lingering beef dispute with the United States, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...
31 March 2011
View news from Taiwan FMD Breaks Out in Taiwanese Swine
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease in swine....
30 March 2011
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Confirms FMD Outbreak
TAIWAN - Taiwan's epidemic prevention authority, on 23 March, confirmed that 999 pigs infected with foot and mouth disease (FMD) have been culled and slaughtered - making this the most serious FMD outbreak in the past three years on Penghu Island....
23 March 2011
View news from Taiwan Foot and Mouth Disease Breaks Out in Taiwan
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported two new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in the Penghu region....
19 January 2011
View news from Taiwan Taiwanese Retailers Pull US Beef
TAIWAN - US beef has been removed from sale by two retail chains following the finding of a banned feed additive in the meat. ...
29 December 2010
View news from Taiwan FMD Outbreak Affects Swine in Taiwan
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease in swine....
02 November 2010
View news from Taiwan DDGS Feed Formulation Workshops In Taiwan
TAIWAN - Sixty-three feed specialists and animal nutritionists gathered in Taiwan last week for a four-day workshop on the use of US distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) in animal feed rations. ...
24 August 2010
View news from Taiwan Burger King Helps Boost NZ Beef in Taiwan
TAIWAN - Beef + Lamb New Zealand is working with Burger King as part of its activities to build demand and market positioning for New Zealand beef in Taiwan....
17 August 2010
View news from Taiwan FMD Breaks Out in Taiwanese Swine
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in swine....
28 June 2010
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Reports FMD Outbreak in Swine
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities report that a number of pigs have tested positive for foot and mouth disease (FMD)....
11 June 2010
View news from Taiwan Taiwan To Inspect US Slaughterhouses
TAIWAN & US - Taiwan, for the first time will conduct on-site inspections of US slaughterhouses that export beef to Taiwan, according to Taiwan's Ministry of Health....
21 April 2010
View news from Taiwan First Import For US Beef Offal
TAIWAN - The Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has issued the first import permit for 453 kilograms of US beef offal. In response to public concern, the health authority will conduct strict batch-by-batch inspections on US beef tongues, according...
20 April 2010
View news from Taiwan Strict Controls Imposed On US Beef
TAIWAN - Taiwan will adopt strict measures based on existing laws to ensure that imports of US beef products such as tongues and testicles are safe for consumption. ...
25 February 2010
View news from Taiwan Push For US Beef Referendum Moves Forward
TAIWAN - The Consumers’ Foundation in Taiwan has moved to the second phase of its proposed referendum to ban some US beef imports. ...
16 February 2010
View news from Taiwan New FMD Outbreak in Chinese Taipei
TAIWAN - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has reported a new outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in the country's swine herd....
25 January 2010
View news from Taiwan Future Talks Concerning Canadian Beef Imports?
TAIWAN - Taiwan would have to handle any negotiations with Canada on lifting a ban on Canadian beef imports carefully, as the controversy over US beef is still raging....
21 January 2010
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Accepts Delivery Of US Bone-in Beef
TAIWAN - The first batch of US bone-in beef to be imported into Taiwan since the lifting of a ban on US bone-in beef products from cattle under 30 months arrived last Friday. ...

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