Halt pig, pork imports to prevent swine fever

The Myanmar Pig Breeders and Producers Association has asked the Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation to suspend the imports of live pigs and pork products due to the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in neighboring countries. Currently, legal and illegal imports of pigs and pork products […]

Meat industry urged to modernise to counter swine fever

Myanmar needs to modernise its meat industry to counter the spread of African swine fever (ASF), insiders who attended conferences organised last week by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) agreed. Besides addressing the imminent threat ASF posed to the country, the modernisation of the sector can further bring about higher production and exports, which would […]

Pig, pork product imports remain suspended as swine fever continues to spread

Myanmar continues to restrict imports of pigs and pork products following an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in neighbouring China and other countries, according to the Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation. The department has temporarily suspended transport and trading of live pigs and pork products from […]