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CEFA to help prevent entry of diseases into the Philippines

The Philippine government will soon construct its first integrated Cold Examination Facility in Agriculture (CEFA) that livestock producers say is necessary to help prevent...

Philippine govt implements measures to curb smuggling

The Philippine Department of Agriculture and the Bureau of Customs have a new set of measures to curb smuggling of agricultural commodities including meat...

Taiwan seeks removal of imported pork-based food ads

Taiwan’s government has asked social media networks in the country to remove advertisements for imported pork-based food. The move is part of a campaign...

Taiwan still ASF-free

Taiwan remains ASF-free following a nationwide inspection of its pig farms. A report by Taiwan news citing Council of Agriculture Deputy Minister Huang Chin-Cheng said...

Cambodia tightens border controls

The Cambodian government tightening border controls to contain the entry and spread of ASF from pigs smuggled into the country. The move followed the...

Vigilant Malaysian authorities arrest more meat smugglers

Malaysian authorities again foiled an attempt to smuggle 6,600 kg of frozen chicken estimated at USD 14,973 believed to be from Thailand.  District Police...

Malaysian authorities seize USD1m worth of buffalo meat

The Malaysian Quarantine and Inspection Services Department (MAQIS) in Penang has seized USD 1.06 worth of frozen buffalo meat bearing unrecognized halal logo. Director...

Malaysian authorities foil another meat smuggling attempt

Malaysia’s Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has foiled yet another attempt to smuggle out 300kg of frozen chicken meat in Semporna, Sabah. District MMEA Director...

Malaysian authorities foil fish smuggling into Singapore

Malaysia authorities have foiled yet another cross-border smuggling activity, this time into Singapore. The Malaysian Quarantine and Inspection Services Department (Maqis) seized a fresh...

Malaysian authorities seize frozen chicken from Thailand

The Malaysian Quarantine and Inspection Services Department (Maqis) seized USD 122,538 worth of frozen chicken that had no import permit at the Bukit Kayu...

Bangladesh bans poultry imports from India

Bangladesh has banned the import of all poultry products from India to contain the possible spread of bird flu from across the border. The...

Pig smuggling threatens Vietnam’s domestic supply

The price of live pigs in China is nearly twice as high as that in Vietnam, causing traders to rush to bring pigs across...

Vietnam weighs heavy on cross-border pig smuggling

The difference in pig prices between Vietnam and neighboring countries is triggering the transport of live pigs across borders. The Ministry of Agriculture and...

One more northeast state in India falls to ASF

Manipur, has become the latest northeast state in India to report cases of ASF. The Department of Animal Husbandry in the state announced that...

Vietnam tightens control on smuggled DOC and broiler oversupply

The Vietnam Market Control Department (MCD) has strengthened control on illegal DOC imports from China. Last week, the MCD detained a truck carrying 40,000...

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