Challenges for sustainable development of smallholder pig value chain in Vietnam
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Health Organization listed the top 10 foodborne parasites of global concern in humans, with cysticercosis (caused by Taenia solium ) ranked the highest and trichinellosis (caused by Trichinella spiralis ) seventh. Human...
Vietnam’s economy and population are growing rapidly. Production and consumption of animal products are increasing even faster. To manage pig diseases and increase meat production, farmers are turning to antibiotics and other antimicrobials, creating a hotbed for resistance to antibiotic drugs...
In Vietnam, pork is the most widely consumed meat and nearly all is sold in traditional (wet) markets. These markets supply nutritious and delicious food to millions of people. Yet, food hazards are pervasive, food scares common, trust in food low and enforcement capacity weak. Unsurprisingly,...