Foot-and-mouth disease confirmed at South Korean pig farm

It’s been over a year since foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) was last confirmed in South Korean livestock, but new reports have now been confirmed just northwest of Seoul. Fortunately, the disease is believed to be contained.

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs confirmed a single case of FMD at a hog farm in Gimpo, […]

Beef growth additive ban lifted in South Korea

The controversial animal feed additive, zilpaterol, will now be allowed in South Korea after a ban on the growth-booster used in cattle was lifted earlier this month.

According to a report from International Business Times, the lifting of the ban will now allow imports and domestic sale of beef from cattle given zilpaterol to be […]