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September 29, 2018 1:01 AM Salmonella Thrived at Plant That Made Kellogg’s Honey Smacks

FDA warns of ‘serious violations’ at cereal plant The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday linked a salmonella-ridden factory in Illinois to an outbreak of illness this summer in people who ate Kellogg Co. cereal made at that plant. An FDA letter dated July 26 linked the outbreak on Friday, saying an inspection found “serious violations” at the factory 56

September 24, 2018 8:45 PM Walmart, Sam's Club to put food products on blockchain

(Reuters) - Walmart (WMT.N) and its unit Sam’s Club said on Monday leafy greens suppliers will be asked to implement real-time, farm-to-store tracking using blockchain technology by next September, as the retailer tackles food-safety incidents. Walmart is among several other retailers such as Nestle SA (NESN.S) trying to tap blockchain, a shared record 85

September 24, 2018 8:24 AM China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Inner Mongolia

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s northern region of Inner Mongolia has reported a new outbreak of African swine fever, the agriculture ministry said on Monday, as authorities struggle to contain the highly contagious disease. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said a slaughterhouse in the city of Hohhot reported the outbreak, adding that four pigs were infected 83

September 21, 2018 4:46 PM Bulgaria reports outbreak of virulent bird flu

SOFIA (Reuters) - An outbreak of a virulent bird flu virus has spread to a farm in southern Bulgaria, the Balkan country’s food safety agency said on Friday. A three-kilometer protection zone was set around the farm in the village of Trilistnik, near Bulgaria’s second-largest city of Plovdiv and the sale of eggs and the movement of domestic, wild and other 85

September 17, 2018 9:32 AM China's Anhui province launches emergency response to control African swine fever: local media

BEIJING (Reuters) - The regional government in eastern China’s Anhui province has launched a Level-1 emergency response to control an outbreak of deadly African swine fever, a local government-backed newspaper reported on Monday. The province has so far reported eight swine fever cases as the highly contagious disease has spread quickly in cities 79

September 13, 2018 11:43 AM Chinese province scrambles to find pork amid swine fever lockdown

BEIJING (Reuters) - A province in southern China is scrambling to find supplies of pork as the spread of African swine fever shuts down the transport of live hogs from major producers and threatens shortages of the country’s favorite meat. The efforts of officials in the southern province of Zhejiang highlight the stress felt in China’s major pork consuming 90

September 9, 2018 4:43 AM Japan finds first swine fever case in 26 years, but not African fever

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s agriculture ministry said on Sunday it had confirmed the country’s first outbreak of swine fever in 26 years and suspended exports of pork and wild boar meat. The fever, a different kind from the African swine fever that has broken out in China, was found in a farm in central Japan’s Gifu city, the ministry said. Swine fever 84

September 3, 2018 8:14 AM China reports second case of African swine fever in Xuancheng city, Anhui province

BEIJING (Reuters) - A new case of African swine fever has been confirmed in eastern China’s Anhui province, said the country’s agriculture ministry on Monday, a second outbreak of the disease in Xuancheng city. The latest outbreak, the seventh in the country since early August, killed 83 pigs and infected another 152 on a farm with 308 pigs, said the ministry 78

August 31, 2018 2:58 PM China suspends transport of live hogs due to African swine fever

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China has suspended transportation of live hogs from infected provinces to prevent the spread of African swine fever and will shut all live hog markets in the infected provinces, its agriculture ministry said on Friday. China, where pork is a staple meat, has reported five swine fever cases in five different provinces in a month 90

August 30, 2018 6:25 PM China probably underreporting swine fever: U.S. Agriculture's Perdue

AMES, Iowa (Reuters) - An outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in China’s hogs is probably bigger than what has been reported publicly, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Thursday. “We think that it probably has been underreported in China - the way they’re able to control their media about that,” Perdue said at Landus Cooperative office 87