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Darling Ingredients Inc. Announces Acquisition Of Specialty Food Grade Fat Ingredient Operation
Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR) today announced that it has acquired the stock of PPH Conto Ltd., a food grade animal fat processing facility in Lubien Kujawski, Poland.
"Poland is one of the fastest growing meat production areas in Europe," said Mr. Randall C. Stuewe, Darling Ingredients Chairman and CEO. " The acquisition of Conto provides us the opportunity to strengthen our current position in this important growth area and...
USDA Lifts Restrictions on Some Pork Imports from Poland
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has agreed to lift restrictions on imports of some fresh and frozen pork from Poland that were put in place October 18, 2018 due to potential risk from African Swine Fever (ASF). After an expeditious review of export protocols, APHIS has notified Poland that we are lifting restrictions on all establishments located in the contiguous free zones. We are retaining restrictions on raw product and heat treated, but not fully cooked, product from two establishments while we complete a more thorough review.
Last week, APHIS announced it was suspending entry of all imports of fresh and frozen pork from Poland while it completed a review of that country’s export protocols. There is minimal animal health risk posed by any pork products imported recently into the U.S. from Poland. There is no human health risk, as humans are not susceptible to ASF.
USDA continues to work to ensure consistency with the stringent, longstanding safeguards in place that...
ANALYSIS: A Deeper Dive into the Ban on Pork Imports from Poland
While the U.S. is a net pork exporter, selling roughly 20-25% of our production to overseas customers, imports also play a key role in the overall health of the market. Of the countries that the U.S. imports pork from, Poland is up there on the list. Specifically...
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