The cost of meat in Ukraine since the beginning of this year has got up by almost a quarter, in particular, beef has risen in price by 30%, and pork - by 15%, the press service of the consulting agency Pro Consulting reports, according to Unian.
In Ukraine, 123 cases of ASF have been recorded since the beginning of the year. This is evidenced by the statistics of the site "STOP ASF", which was launched in the framework of the FAO technical assistance project "Development of the capacity for early detection and response to African swine fever in Ukraine", UNN reported.
As Vesti predicted, the prices suddenly raised with the beginning of autumn. Most of all, the prices hit the so-called borshch set, but soon the price tags will also change for bread and salo, Vesti reported.
Last week the Polish Sejm Commission supported a government bill to simplify the sale of pork from restricted areas due to the emergence of African swine fever. The project was sent to the second reading, pigua.info reported.
In the Kherson region only enterprises that have confirmed the observance of a closed production regime can trade and transport live pigs, raw materials and pig production. This decision was made on August 9 by the regional department of the State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety of Food Products in order to prevent the spread of African swine fever in the region, the press service of the agency reported according to agroday.com.ua.
In July the government adopted a draft amendment proposed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Development of the Village of Poland to the law on specific activities related to the emergence of African swine fever (ASF). The amendments make it possible to increase the use of pork from the ASF zones and thereby unlock the purchase of live animals in quarantine zones. Changes should touch more than 5 thousand farms, pigua.info reported.
Meat basket rose by 3% over the first half of 2018, or by 19 UAH. This was announced by the Director of the Association of Trade Network Suppliers Oleksii Doroshenko on his Facebook page, agravery.com reported.
Outbreaks of ASF in Ukraine are associated with the fact that in summer the risk of infectious diseases increases, as well as with violation of the rules for transportation and storage of meat. This was reported by the infectious disease doctor Yulii Zhyhalov to the correspondent of Golos UA.