The Federation of Livestock Farmers’ Associations of Malaysia says any outbreak would affect farmers as people would stop buying meat.
Millions of pigs are being culled as African Swine Fever cuts through Asia, devastating global food chains, with pork prices expected to soar from global food markets.
Chinese buyers dropped orders for more than 3,247 metric tonnes of US-imported pork despite growing African swine fever (ASF) fears.
China's sow herd is being closely watched by the global livestock market due to swine flue outbreak, fueling demand for US hog.
Hai Keng Restaurant in Petaling Jaya makes a mean bowl of Nyonya Curry Mee with delicious add-ons that take it to the next level.
The disease has totally disrupted the production plans of many major companies, with some halting expansion because of the disease.
The company says its device only detects elements of pork in a food item and that Jakim is the authorised body to determine if a product is ‘halal’ or ‘haram’.
The most recent incident saw several NGOs getting worked up over a picture of a meat dish which turned out to be made of beef.
Animal health authorities in Asia have increased border surveillance and China has slaughtered more than 900,000 pigs to contain the disease.
Pork is one of the majority-Catholic country's year-round staples but consumption goes into overdrive for the holidays.
China has reported more than 80 outbreaks of African swine fever across the country.
Despite the food being generally a let down, Salang Beach is still worth a visit if you like diving and the laidback island life.
A Melaka PAS leader says there is a series of 'deliberate' and 'motivated' acts to create mistrust between communities.
Mosto Wine Bar & Restaurant offers wildly appetising Italian cuisine at surprisingly tame prices.
History shows a number or fruits and vegetables were introduced into China from Macau including sweet potatoes, peanuts, watercress, pineapples, custard apples and chillies.
The move comes after China discovered another outbreak of the highly contagious disease on Thursday, its fourth since the country's first ever outbreak.
China's hog outbreak raises concerns for its pork industry.
The cost of imported pork from the US has significantly increased after Beijing imposed two sets of import duties on US pork in recent months in response to similar taxes by Washington.
Xi's visit drove business to the restaurant, with customers ordering the Uncle Xi combo of pork and onion buns, fried liver and stir-fried greens - and taking pictures at the table where Xi ate.
Secretary of the Association for Protection and Development of Agriculture, Chai Siong Siow, says his staff made a mistake.
Hormel Foods Corp, the JBS USA unit of Brazil’s JBS SA, WH Group Ltd’s Smithfield Foods Inc, and Tyson Foods Inc were among the companies accused of collusion to keep pork prices high.
Pork now faces cumulative import duties of 71%, not including value-added tax, according to a formula published on the website of China's finance ministry last week. Cumulative duties on fruit amount to 50%.
WH Group Ltd., the world’s largest pork company, sank 3.6% on Tuesday at the midday break in Hong Kong, taking its three-day loss to 11% to become the year’s worst performer on the index.
Last week, Mexico said the retaliatory tariffs would apply to pork legs and shoulders from U.S. suppliers, which account for about 90% of the country’s $1.07 billion annual imports of the cuts.
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