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06 October 2011
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Imports Record Beef Shipments In 2010-11
TAIWAN - Taiwan imported a record volume of beef during 2010-11, totalling 85,033 tonnes swt - an increase of four per cent on the previous year, reports Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
20 September 2011
View news from Taiwan USGC Consultant Boosts Mycotoxin Understanding
TAIWAN - A Kansas State microbiology expert has completed an intense schedule of briefings in Taiwan in an outreach effort to update industry and government officials on mycotoxins, reported Clover Chang, US Grains Council director in Taiwan. ...
10 August 2011
View news from Taiwan Two FMD Outbreaks in Taiwan; Situation Resolved
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported two new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease at pig farms in Taipei and Tainan cities. ...
18 May 2011
View news from Taiwan FMD Breaks Out in Taipei
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in pigs....
14 April 2011
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Reconsiders US Beef Import Laws
TAIWAN - Taiwan still welcomes American beef imports that do not contain the food additive ractopamine and will re-examine its domestic law in July with a view to resolving a lingering beef dispute with the United States, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...
31 March 2011
View news from Taiwan FMD Breaks Out in Taiwanese Swine
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease in swine....
30 March 2011
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Confirms FMD Outbreak
TAIWAN - Taiwan's epidemic prevention authority, on 23 March, confirmed that 999 pigs infected with foot and mouth disease (FMD) have been culled and slaughtered - making this the most serious FMD outbreak in the past three years on Penghu Island....
23 March 2011
View news from Taiwan Foot and Mouth Disease Breaks Out in Taiwan
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported two new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in the Penghu region....
19 January 2011
View news from Taiwan Taiwanese Retailers Pull US Beef
TAIWAN - US beef has been removed from sale by two retail chains following the finding of a banned feed additive in the meat. ...
29 December 2010
View news from Taiwan FMD Outbreak Affects Swine in Taiwan
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease in swine....
02 November 2010
View news from Taiwan DDGS Feed Formulation Workshops In Taiwan
TAIWAN - Sixty-three feed specialists and animal nutritionists gathered in Taiwan last week for a four-day workshop on the use of US distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) in animal feed rations. ...
24 August 2010
View news from Taiwan Burger King Helps Boost NZ Beef in Taiwan
TAIWAN - Beef + Lamb New Zealand is working with Burger King as part of its activities to build demand and market positioning for New Zealand beef in Taiwan....
17 August 2010
View news from Taiwan FMD Breaks Out in Taiwanese Swine
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in swine....
28 June 2010
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Reports FMD Outbreak in Swine
TAIWAN - The Taiwanese veterinary authorities report that a number of pigs have tested positive for foot and mouth disease (FMD)....
11 June 2010
View news from Taiwan Taiwan To Inspect US Slaughterhouses
TAIWAN & US - Taiwan, for the first time will conduct on-site inspections of US slaughterhouses that export beef to Taiwan, according to Taiwan's Ministry of Health....
21 April 2010
View news from Taiwan First Import For US Beef Offal
TAIWAN - The Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has issued the first import permit for 453 kilograms of US beef offal. In response to public concern, the health authority will conduct strict batch-by-batch inspections on US beef tongues, according...
20 April 2010
View news from Taiwan Strict Controls Imposed On US Beef
TAIWAN - Taiwan will adopt strict measures based on existing laws to ensure that imports of US beef products such as tongues and testicles are safe for consumption. ...
25 February 2010
View news from Taiwan Push For US Beef Referendum Moves Forward
TAIWAN - The Consumers’ Foundation in Taiwan has moved to the second phase of its proposed referendum to ban some US beef imports. ...
16 February 2010
View news from Taiwan New FMD Outbreak in Chinese Taipei
TAIWAN - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has reported a new outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in the country's swine herd....
25 January 2010
View news from Taiwan Future Talks Concerning Canadian Beef Imports?
TAIWAN - Taiwan would have to handle any negotiations with Canada on lifting a ban on Canadian beef imports carefully, as the controversy over US beef is still raging....
21 January 2010
View news from Taiwan Taiwan Accepts Delivery Of US Bone-in Beef
TAIWAN - The first batch of US bone-in beef to be imported into Taiwan since the lifting of a ban on US bone-in beef products from cattle under 30 months arrived last Friday. ...
20 January 2010
View news from Taiwan Consumers Demand Prion Tests Of US Beef
TAIWAN - The Consumers' Foundation demanded yesterday (19 January) that the government include prion tests in its inspection of US beef imports to detect any possible bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) contamination of the products. ...
30 December 2009
View news from Taiwan Taiwan To Prohibit US Beef Imports
US - Taiwan's parliament agreed to amend a food-safety law to ban certain US beef imports amid widespread fears over mad cow disease on the island, potentially straining ties with the US....
24 November 2009
View news from Taiwan US Bone-in Beef Will Undergo Normal Entry Checks
TAIWAN - The first batch of US bone-in beef, which is expected to arrive in Taiwan in the next few days, will be checked in accordance with the inspection procedures for other imported foods....
20 November 2009
View news from Taiwan Taiwanese Nutritionists Learn About DDGS
TAIWAN - The US Grains Council (USGC) has held a series of worskshops for nutritionists in formulating feeds with distillers dreid grains with solubles (DDGS). ...
17 November 2009
View news from Taiwan NZ Beef Campaign in Taiwan
TAIWAN - As Taiwan prepares to allow United States bone-in beef back into the market, Meat & Wool New Zealand has launched a new campaign to remind Taiwanese consumers that New Zealand beef is available, natural, safe and healthy. ...
12 November 2009
View news from Taiwan Debate Continues Over US Beef Imports
TAIWAN - President Ma Ying-jeou has promised measures to block high-risk US beef parts from hitting the Taiwan market, which has been criticised by the opposition....
10 November 2009
View news from Taiwan US Bone-in Beef May Arrive in Taiwan Next Week
TAIWAN - The first batch of US bone-in beef is likely to arrive in Taiwan within one week after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued Quality System Assessment (QSA) certifications to qualified suppliers, an official said earlier this week....

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