The $750 million New Zealand pork industry needs farmers’ help to keep out the deadly African swine fever virus.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 March 2019 08:15

China will be hungry for NZ meat

African swine fever’s huge impact on China’s pork production this year will be a huge opportunity for New Zealand’s meat industry.

Published in General News
Thursday, 22 March 2018 10:55

Pork sector sets standard

In recent years the pork industry has had to transform itself in the face of public pressure; now it offers the benefit of its experiences to ‘big brother’ sectors.

Published in General News
Thursday, 22 March 2018 07:55

NZ pigs flying – to Aussie

Gaining access for New Zealand pork into Australia is no silver bullet for the industry, but a small step that may lead to further opportunities, says NZ Pork chairman Ian Carter.

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Backyard pigs on farms or properties whose operators don't know the food regulations pose the biggest threat of foot and mouth disease (FMD) entering the country, says NZPork chairman Ian Carter.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 15:54

US farmers want China access

US beef and pork producers are bemoaning their lack of access to the huge Chinese market.

Published in World News
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 16:00

Beef and pork star in Canada-EU trade deal

BEEF AND pig farmers are the winners in a new trade deal between Canada and the EU, but it spells bad news for cheese makers in Canada and the US.

Published in World News
Thursday, 26 September 2013 09:58

Illegal meat operation shut down

THE NEW ZEALAND pork industry congratulates the Ministry for Primary Industries on successfully shutting down an alleged illegal meat trading operation in South Auckland.

Published in General News
Friday, 06 July 2012 09:43

Reverse pork decision: O’Connor

The Ministry for Primary Industries should reverse its decision to proceed with the lowering of the import health standards for pork, says Labour's biosecurity spokesperson, Damien O'Connor.

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Tuesday, 22 May 2012 12:15

NZPork lodges appeal

NZPork has filed papers appealing against a High Court judgment which it says would have opened the way for new import health standards, and exposed New Zealand's pigs to the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) virus.

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