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
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has prepared a pest risk assessment for imports of Japanese muskmelons.
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
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
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.
Japan’s powerful lower house of parliament approved Tuesday a trade pact with the U.S. that opens the country’s markets to American beef and other agricultural products.
The economic benefits of a trade agreement with Japan are substantial and the signing marks a culmination of years of NPPC’s efforts to obtain expanded market access for pork in