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20 January 2010
View news from Taiwan Consumers Demand Prion Tests Of US Beef
TAIWAN - The Consumers' Foundation demanded yesterday (19 January) that the government include prion tests in its inspection of US beef imports to detect any possible bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) contamination of the products. ...
30 December 2009
View news from Taiwan Taiwan To Prohibit US Beef Imports
US - Taiwan's parliament agreed to amend a food-safety law to ban certain US beef imports amid widespread fears over mad cow disease on the island, potentially straining ties with the US....
24 November 2009
View news from Taiwan US Bone-in Beef Will Undergo Normal Entry Checks
TAIWAN - The first batch of US bone-in beef, which is expected to arrive in Taiwan in the next few days, will be checked in accordance with the inspection procedures for other imported foods....
20 November 2009
View news from Taiwan Taiwanese Nutritionists Learn About DDGS
TAIWAN - The US Grains Council (USGC) has held a series of worskshops for nutritionists in formulating feeds with distillers dreid grains with solubles (DDGS). ...
17 November 2009
View news from Taiwan NZ Beef Campaign in Taiwan
TAIWAN - As Taiwan prepares to allow United States bone-in beef back into the market, Meat & Wool New Zealand has launched a new campaign to remind Taiwanese consumers that New Zealand beef is available, natural, safe and healthy. ...
12 November 2009
View news from Taiwan Debate Continues Over US Beef Imports
TAIWAN - President Ma Ying-jeou has promised measures to block high-risk US beef parts from hitting the Taiwan market, which has been criticised by the opposition....
10 November 2009
View news from Taiwan US Bone-in Beef May Arrive in Taiwan Next Week
TAIWAN - The first batch of US bone-in beef is likely to arrive in Taiwan within one week after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued Quality System Assessment (QSA) certifications to qualified suppliers, an official said earlier this week....
04 November 2009
View news from Taiwan Protests Against US Beef Continues
TAIWAN - The opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) have successfully pushed through a demand to revise existing regulations for a direct ban on certain beef products. ...
28 October 2009
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Unhappy Over US Beef Imports
TAIWAN - After last weeks announcement that Taiwan would lift a partial ban on US beef, to import US bone-in-beef, Taiwan citizens are in uproar....
27 October 2009
View news from Taiwan US Beef Will Not Be Served at MND
TAIWAN - US beef and beef products are not expected to appear on tables at the nation's military bases, at least not before the end of 2010, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) has said....
25 September 2009
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Set on Purchasing US Corn and DDGS
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese Agricultural Goodwill Mission signed a letter of intent Thursday, 24 September, with the US Grains Council, committing to purchase 7.7 to 10.5 million metric tons, or 303 to 413 million bushels, of US corn in 2010 and 2011....
04 August 2009
View news from Taiwan Taiwan to Resume Vaccination of Pigs to Fight FMD
From 1 August, Taiwan began giving every hog aged between 12 to 14 weeks vaccination against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ) has announced....
21 July 2009
View news from Taiwan FMD Reported in Chinese Taipei
TAIWAN - The veterinary authorities have reported a new case of foot and mouth disease (FMD) to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)....
26 June 2009
View news from Taiwan DPP Calls for Campaign Against US Beef Imports
TAIWAN - The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus will mobilise a massive campaign against the Department of Health (DOH) if the government agrees to a full opening to US beef products, the DPP caucus said yesterday....
24 June 2009
View news from Taiwan FMD Breaks out in Taiwan
TAIWAN - The veterinary authorities have informed the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about an outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease (FMD)....
23 June 2009
View news from Taiwan US-Taiwan Beef Talks in Final Stages
TAIWAN - Taiwan and the United States are in the final stages of negotiations to fully open up Taiwan's market to US beef....
26 May 2009
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Reports New Case of FMD in Pigs
TAIWAN - The veterinary authorities have sent a report to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in pigs....
27 October 2008
View news from Taiwan Taiwanese Trade Team Explores Possibilities of DDGS
TAIWAN – Taiwan is looking at the benefits of high protein dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) feed, a co-product of corn-based ethanol, made in Ohio....
11 September 2007
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Spends Millions To Rehabilitate cattle.
TAIWAN - The government of the Republic of China (ROC) or Taiwan today released more than SBD$7 million to the government of Solomon Islands to rehabilitate the country's cattle industry....
29 June 2007
View news from Taiwan COA Appeals Mad-Cow Risk Rating
TAIWAN - The Council of Agriculture (COA) has lodged an appeal after the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) classified Taiwan among nations harboring a "controlled risk" for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), rather than a "negligible risk." ...
View news from Taiwan Taiwan's DOH Rules Out Imports Of Beef With bones
TAIWAN - A Department of Health (DOH) official said Thursday that without expert evaluation and approval, Taiwan will not import beef with bones from any country at present. ...
25 June 2007
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Ends Canadian Beef Import Ban Prompted by Mad-Cow Cases
TAIWAN - Taiwan's government on Saturday ended a ban on Canadian beef imports imposed four years ago because of mad- cow disease. ...
21 June 2007
View news from Taiwan Vaccine Touted Against Fever In Cattle
TAIWAN - A yearly vaccination may decrease the risk to cattle of contracting bovine ephemeral fever (BEF), a viral cattle disease characterized by a short-term, acute fever, which leads to its being named the "three day sickness, " according to researchers...
08 February 2007
View news from Taiwan Cattle farmers concerned over Kinmen beef `threat'
TAIWAN - From disease imported from China to competition, cattle farmers fear that importing cattle from Kinmen would have a serious impact on the industry. ...
30 January 2007
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Considers Lifting Ban On Canadian Beef
TAIWAN - Taiwan, after having inspected quarantine and packaging procedures in Canada, will make a decision to lift a ban on importing Canadian beef soon, the Central News Agency reported on Monday. ...
17 January 2007
View news from Taiwan Taiwan May Be Ready To Import Canadian Beef
TAIWAN - The government of Taiwan is sending its Health Minister to Canada this month to assess whether they want to re-open their market to Canadian beef. ...
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