Saskia Beer with pig farmers The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from Barossa Farm Produce Pty Ltd (Barossa Farm Produce) for false or...

A Queensland piggery that released around 4,000 sows due to waters from the Burnett River in north Queensland flooding has since been rewarded with loyalty from its pigs. The manager of the piggery in...

Researchers from the US have found a flu virus that is prevalent in pig populations that is easily spread and highly lethal in ferrets, a recognized model of human influenza infection and transmissibility. The...

KR Castlemaine has  launched a campaign for a pre-packaged ham product with the claim to be “natural”, using new technologies to become the “first Australian pre-packaged ham that is artificially...

Australia’s peak pork industry organisation, Australian Pork Limited, has criticised the Australian Government for failing to notify the industry of illegal pork imports from South Korea in 2010, when...

The Australian Government will provide pig farmers with the opportunity to earn carbon credits for burning their pig manure, if proposed new legislation is approved under the government’s new Carbon...

Concerns that the German dioxin crisis could force European pigmeat producers into losses have pushed the EU into offering emergency storage subsidies. Handouts will vary by products being stored and the...

Western Australian farmer Sue Middleton has won the RIRDC Rural Women’s Award in recognition of her work turning piggery waste into usable energy. Middleton, who runs a diverse pork, citrus and grain-farming...

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a survey on Salmonella levels detected in slaughtered pigs across the EU in 2006-07 indicating that Salmonella was found in one in ten pigs for human...