LATEST NEWS FROM Japan

Germany
11:07AM Sep 14, 2020

China and Japan Ban Pork Imports from Germany

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

China's ban on imports from Germany, its third largest supplier, comes as the world's top meat buyer faces a pork shortage of its own caused by a massive decline in

11:54AM Feb 21, 2020

Exports of fresh potatoes rise in second half of 2019

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

Exports of fresh potatoes, which includes shipments destined for processing markets, saw a 9% increase in tonnage and almost 11% increase in value during the second half of 2019.

Japan Flag
10:59AM Jan 27, 2020

Experts Say Food Waste May Be Cause of Hog Cholera in Okinawa

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

Pigs in Okinawa Prefecture in Japan may have been infected with classical swine fever, also known as hog cholera, through leftover food scraps, experts commissioned by the agricultural ministry in

12:51PM Jan 15, 2020

USDA looks at imports of Japanese muskmelons

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has prepared a pest risk assessment for imports of Japanese muskmelons.

13:45PM Jan 13, 2020

Classical Swine Fever Strikes Okinawa

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

For the first time in over 30 years, an outbreak of classical swine fever, also known as hog cholera, is resulting in thousands of pigs being culled on the Japanese

13:26PM Jan 06, 2020

Are Preventative African Swine Fever Culls in Japan’s Future?

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

The Government of Japan wants to add African swine fever to the list of targeted diseases that allows preventative culls of healthy hogs in case of an ASF outbreak, according

15:07PM Dec 05, 2019

Western Growers praises Japanese approval of trade deal

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Irvine, Calif.-based Western Growers praised the Japanese Diet’s approval of the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement and urged the U.S. to address additional barriers to trade with Japan.