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Taiwan cabinet details plans to regulate pork imports from US

The Cabinet on Thursday (Nov. 26) released a five-point plan for the regulation of American pork products, in an effort to ease public concerns over residues of the livestock drug ractopamine, before ...

Beyond Meat Introduces Brand New Beyond Pork™ Product in China

The plant-based minced pork is Beyond Meat's latest cutting-edge innovation and the company's first product developed specifically for the Chinese market From Nov. 18-24, Shanghai foodies can be the ...

Taiwan zigzags on pork product labeling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The health authorities in Taiwan have moved to modify pork labeling regulations, after the relaxation of American meat imports. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) p...

Taiwan to resume fresh pork exports to Macau after 24 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese fresh pork exports to Macau are expected to resume next week after the country was declared a foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) free zone without vaccination last mon...

Taiwan bans Italian pork to prevent African swine fever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ) announced Wednesday (Feb. 19) that live pigs and pork products from Italy will no longer ...

Taiwan agricultural exports to Singapore continue to increase

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The head of Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture (COA) Chen Chi-chung (陳吉仲) announced good news for Taiwan’s agriculture industry on Tuesday (Oct. 22) with news tha...

Philippines confirms presence of African Swine Fever in two provinces

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After earlier speculation that livestock in the Philippines might be infected with the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus, the Philippine government on Monday (Sept. 9) offic...

China covers up extent of swine fever crisis, neighboring countries concerned

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The spread of swine fever is likely much more serious than Chinese authorities admit, as up to half of the pigs in the country have been killed, creating dire problems for Chin...

Taiwan wants to resume pork exports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the absence of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) for a year, Taiwan will apply to resume pork exports, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Saturday (June 29). From J...

Taipei bans Kinmen pork products due to possible ASF contamination

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's government has suspended the export of pigs and pork products from Kinmen County for a minimum of one week after another two dead pigs that drifted to the coasts of the ou...

South Korea to increase fines for travelers carrying pork products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To stop the possible spread of the African Swine Fever (ASF) virus, starting in June, the South Korean government will begin imposing strict fines for any travelers caught...

Taiwanese legislators call for raising max fine for smuggled pork to NT$3 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Ho Chih-wei (何志偉) said on Tuesday (May 14) that in order to prevent the spread of African swine fever (ASF) to Taiwan, the law nee...

Taiwan Coast Guard seize Chinese fishing boat 10 km from Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the evening of Saturday, March 30, the Taichung Coast Guard seized a Chinese fishing boat, the Min O-yu (閩O漁) No. 075XX, that was illegally fishing approximately 10.2 k...

African Swine Fever in Vietnam spreads to 2 cities, 5 provinces

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The African Swine Fever (ASF) virus continues to spread through Vietnam, with the disease having struck livestock in seven of the country’s 58 provinces and five spe...

All passengers from Vietnam entering Taiwan to be checked for pork products

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan has begun checking all passengers arriving in the country from Vietnam for possession of pork products after a pork sandwich brought into Taiwan by a traveler from Ho Chi Minh C...