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17 January 2011
View news from Korea, South Two Million South Korean Livestock Culled
SOUTH KOREA - The authorities have ordered the culling of some two million livestock to fight foot and mouth disease (FMD). ...
13 January 2011
View news from Korea, South More FMD Cases in Central, Southeastern Regions
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea confirmed two additional cases of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in the country's central and southeastern regions on Thursday, despite nationwide quarantine and vaccination efforts. ...
10 January 2011
View news from Korea, South Over 1.3 Million Livestock to be Culled to Combat FMD
S. KOREA - South Korea has ordered the culling of 1.34 million livestock since late November to stem its severest foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in history, the government said Monday....
View news from Korea, South More FMD Plaguing South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported 36 outbreaks across the country....
07 January 2011
View news from Korea, South S. Korea Confirms More FMD Outbreaks Near Seoul, East Coast
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea confirmed additional foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreaks near Seoul and on the east coast, despite nationwide quarantine efforts to contain the spread of the highly contagious animal disease. ...
04 January 2011
View news from Korea, South South Korea Reports Eleven FMD Outbreaks
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported eleven new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in the country....
View news from Korea, South S Korea Expands Vaccination Areas to Combat FMD
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea on Monday decided to expand areas where vaccination will be administered in the face of the country's severest outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), the government said. ...
30 December 2010
View news from Korea, South S. Korea Reports Additional FMD Outbreak
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea confirmed an additional foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak on Thursday, despite a month-long quarantine effort to contain the highly contagious animal disease....
29 December 2010
View news from Korea, South South Korea Set To Open Crisis Centre To Curb FMD
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will set up a pan- governmental crisis centre in an effort to contain the latest foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreaks that have effectively spread throughout the country....
23 December 2010
View news from Korea, South Tracking System For Imported Beef Launched
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea have introduced a tracking system for imported beef this week in an effort to protect consumer rights and provide safe beef products in the domestic market....
16 December 2010
View news from Korea, South More Cattle and Swine Hit by FMD
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean veterinary authorities have reported three new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD), affecting cattle and swine populations....
15 December 2010
View news from Korea, South FMD Spreads: Two New Outbreaks North of Seoul
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea has reported two additional cases of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) at pig farms north of Seoul, fueling worries over a nationwide spread of the disease that was first reported in a city located hundreds of kilometres south of...
14 December 2010
View news from Korea, South More FMD in South Korean Cattle
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean veterinary authorities have reported another outbreak of foot and mouth disease in cattle....
09 December 2010
View news from Korea, South 29 New FMD Outbreaks in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean veterinary authorities have reported twenty-nine reports of foot and mouth disease in Andong City, affecting cattle and pigs....
02 December 2010
View news from Korea, South South Korea Culls Diseased Animals
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea has began culling more than 55,000 animals in an attempt to contain an outbreak of foot-and-mouth (FMD)disease in the country....
View news from Korea, South Foot-and-Mouth Disease Spreading Fast
SOUTH KOREA - Three more cattle farms in Andong, North Gyeongsang Province, were found to have been infected with the deadly foot-and-mouth disease Thursday, sparking fears that livestock farms in other parts of the country could be hit by the highly...
View news from Korea, South More FMD Cases Found; Prices of Beef and Pork Fall
SOUTH KOREA - The prices of beef and pork have fallen due to the news of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) being found at several more farms....
01 December 2010
View news from Korea, South South Korean Cattle Now Under FMD Threat
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported another outbreak of foot and mouth disease, but this time, the affected population consists of cattle....
17 November 2010
View news from Korea, South Govt Officials Confident About FTA Fine-tuning
SOUTH KOREA - Government officials expressed confidence in the fine-tuning of a free trade agreement (FTA) with the United States and said that an accord will eventually be reached, though the process could take more time than expected. ...
27 August 2010
View news from Korea, South Korean Beef Imports Remain High
KOREA - Korean beef imports maintained their momentum during July, jumping 21 per cent year-on-year, to 21,575 tonnes swt, with shipments for the first seven months of 2010 up 21 per cent on 2009 levels, at 146,244 tonnes swt. ...
16 July 2010
View news from Korea, South Korea Delays Beef Talks With Canada
SOUTH KOREA - Bilateral talks between Korea and Canada to be held on 13 July this year to discuss the resumption of Canadian beef imports into Korea were unexpectedly delayed....
02 July 2010
View news from Korea, South Economic Growth To Spur Korean Meat Demand
SOUTH KOREA - Demand for feed corn in South Korea, the world's third largest corn buyer, is expected to increase five per cent in 2010, as the continued economic recovery boosts meat consumption, according to Nonghyup Feed Inc....
23 June 2010
View news from Korea, South No More FMD Outbreaks in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The Republic of Korea reports that there have been no further outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the country....
09 June 2010
View news from Korea, South Korean Cattle Slaughter Falls After Five Year Growth
KOREA - Korean cattle slaughter totalled 252,318 head during the first four months of 2010 - a decline of 12 per cent compared to the same period in 2009. With the decline in domestic beef production, demand for imported beef surged, rising 16 per cent...
07 June 2010
View news from Korea, South FMD Breaks Out in South Korean Cattle
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in cattle....
04 June 2010
View news from Korea, South Unchanged Conditions in Korean Wholesale Market
SOUTH KOREA - Similar to last week, Australian beef exporters reported on steady to slower demand from Korean traders this week, according to Meat and Livestock Australia. ...
11 May 2010
View news from Korea, South One More FMD Outbreak In South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - A further outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) has been confirmed in South Korea....
23 April 2010
View news from Korea, South Korean Wholesale Market Struggles With Rib Prices
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean market reported another tough week for its most wanted item – short ribs. Prices for imported short rib have surged since the beginning 2010, primarily due to falling supplies. ...
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