Plant that produces 5% of US pork is closed due to contagion from employees

The closure will put the country’s meat supply at risk, according to the company that operates the facility. One of the largest facilities in which it is processed pork in the United States will close its doors until further notice after some employees got sick from COVID-19. The shutdown will put the country’s meat supply … Read more Plant that produces 5% of US pork is closed due to contagion from employees

Let’s eat life against the Covid-19: the gratin comtois

Thinking of wallowing your little ones in the cellar? To poison your spouse with arsenic? Normal when attacking the fourth week of confinement. So nail their beaks with a Comtois gratin. Dandelions This paraphernalia is heavy: potatoes, smoked pig breast and Comté of course. When it lands hot on the table, it smells good at … Read more Let’s eat life against the Covid-19: the gratin comtois

Harley CEO, Levatich, retires

Harley-Davidson Inc. chief executive Matt Levatich resigned on Friday, leaving the motorcycle manufacturer after years of declining sales and limited success that attracted younger drivers to his iconic brand. The Harley board said Friday that director Jochen Zeitz would serve as CEO and chairman of the board while seeking a permanent executive director. Zeitz will … Read more Harley CEO, Levatich, retires

Hormel joins Tyson Foods, JBS to eliminate drugs banned by China from pig supplies

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Spam maker Hormel Foods Corp (HRL.N) is eliminating a growth drug banned by China from its pig supply, the company said on Tuesday, joining its rivals seeking to increase sales of meat to Chinese buyers struggling with pork shortages. FILE PHOTO: The company logo for Hormel Foods is displayed on a screen … Read more Hormel joins Tyson Foods, JBS to eliminate drugs banned by China from pig supplies

UGA forecast shows Georgia beef, poultry on the spot Aspects

MACON – Georgia’s Economic University, Adam Rabinowitz, presented this year’s forecasts of peanuts, poultry, pecans, cotton and other Georgia bars during the first of five Georgia events at a Forecast run across the state. Farmers and others in the agriculture industry met at the Georgia Farm Bureau Building in Macon. According to Rabinowitz, beef and … Read more UGA forecast shows Georgia beef, poultry on the spot Aspects

Lapu-Lapu bans pork products from Davao

The mayor of the city of LAPU-LAPU, Junard “Ahong” Chan, issued an executive order (EO) prohibiting the entry of pork and pork-related products from Region 11 or the Davao Region. Executive Order 2020-18, signed by Chan on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, also prohibits the entry of piglets, frozen products related to pork and other products … Read more Lapu-Lapu bans pork products from Davao

Coronavirus: what if “Contagion” had everything planned?

Intimate confession: every night, when I get home, I only have one desire, to re-watch Contagion. I’m holding back, because it’s painful for the person sprawled on the couch by my side, but, at the same time, it makes me so much an eye, to appear in the most watched movies on Netflix. He struts … Read more Coronavirus: what if “Contagion” had everything planned?

Hundreds of pigs in Bali killed by a mysterious disease – National

Nearly 1,000 pigs in Bali have died of an unidentified disease, local authorities say. Pig farmers are concerned that the disease is related to the outbreak of African swine fever (PPA) that has resulted in the death of almost 50,000 pigs in northern Sumatra in recent months, but Balinese officials have not yet confirmed the … Read more Hundreds of pigs in Bali killed by a mysterious disease – National

Animal Sanctuary makes an open call to embrace voluntary pigs

Return with hugs! On Tuesday, Cotton Branch Farm Sanctuary, a South Carolina-based volunteer organization dedicated to helping needy animals, made an open call for volunteers. Specifically, the group looks for participants eager to rub their noses with pigs that need socialization. Once properly hugged, pigs will be one step closer to finding their families forever … Read more Animal Sanctuary makes an open call to embrace voluntary pigs

France prohibits shredding live male chicks and neutering pigs without anesthesia | Animal world blog

France has decided to ban from the end of 2021 the crushing of live male chicks, a widespread practice in the poultry industry throughout Europe. The French Minister of Agriculture, Didier Guillaume, has stated that the goal is to “force companies” to abandon this animal slaughter system, whereby they are eliminated in the first hours … Read more France prohibits shredding live male chicks and neutering pigs without anesthesia | Animal world blog