Coronavirus safety measures at major international airports
Following preventive safety measures by some of the major and busiest international airports to prevent the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) after its outbreak in Wuhan, China, many others initiated similar steps. The coronavirus has spread to 25 more countries in a month, inviting border closures and health emergencies declared by a number of countries.
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Cannabis plant waste found fly-tipped in Suffolk village
Dozens of cannabis plants that have been fly-tipped in a small village could pose a health risk to the public, a council said.
ASF Laos: Virus spreads to most of the country
African Swine Fever has spread to most of the provinces in Laos. The latest updates show that 15 out of 18 provinces have been reporting infections.
How the waste industry can keep up with an ever-growing cannabis stream
More states are approving marijuana sales, and new waste processing solutions are coming online — but federal regulations still loom large. Rich Thompson breaks down the latest you need to know.
Philippines start pig cullings due to ASF fears
Pig cullings are ongoing in the Philippines in what may be the first outbreaks of African Swine Fever in the country.
African Swine Fever confirmed in Serbia
After more than a week of speculation, the official confirmation arrived yesterday: African Swine Fever virus (ASFv) has also reached Serbia late July.
Cannabis Waste Is 'Special Regulated Waste' and That's a Costly Problem for the Industry
In yet another crazy manifestation of the cannabis stigma, any waste containing THC needs special handling that drives up costs.
Asian ASF pig cull reaches five million
Almost five million pigs in Asia have died over the past year due to African Swine Fever (ASF),according to the latest Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) data.
Bulgarian pig industry turmoil after ASF outbreak
The price per kilogram of pork in Bulgaria could jump by as much as 50% as the country is poised to cull 20% of pigs as the results of the epidemic of African Swine Fever (ASF),according to Bulgaria’s Association of Meat Processors.
Further outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Europe
Slovakia has become the latest country in Europe to have a confirmed incident of African Swine Fever (ASF).
World Pork Expo cancelled due to ASF fears
The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) in the US has taken the decision to cancel this year’s World Pork Expo, due to concerns over the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF). https://www.globalmeatnews.com/Article/2019/04/11/World-Pork-Expo-cancelled-due-to-ASF-fears