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Vietnam to mobilize military in fight against African swine fever

May 15, 2019 , Reuters
Vietnam said it will mobilize its military and police forces to help combat the outbreak of African swine fever that has already resulted in the culling of about 4% of the country's pig herd....
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African swine fever outbreak spreads to fourth province

May 14, 2019 , Reuters
An outbreak of African swine fever, a severe hemorrhagic disease of pigs, has spread to a fourth province in South Africa, the agricultural ministry said on Monday, following a spate of outbreaks last month....
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Vietnam culls 1.2 million pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide

May 14, 2019 , Reuters
Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said on Monday, as the virus continues to spread rapidly in the Southeast Asian country....
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Hong Kong reports African swine fever case

May 11, 2019 , Reuters
Hong Kong government confirmed an African swine fever case on Friday night, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China's borders....
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Disease to cut China pig meat output by at least 10 percent: FAO

May 10, 2019 , Reuters
An African Swine Fever outbreak is expected to cut China's pig meat output by at least 10 percent in 2019 and present opportunities for producers elsewhere, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization said on Thursday....
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Two more swine fever outbreaks detected in South Africa

May 07, 2019 , Reuters
Two more outbreaks of African swine fever were detected in South Africa in April, its agriculture ministry said, following a spate of the disease in the country's North West province earlier that month....
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China to ban imports of pigs from Cambodia due to African swine fever

Apr 30, 2019 , Reuters
China will ban imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Cambodia, its customs said on Monday, after the Southeast nation reported its first case of the highly-contagious disease....
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Swine fever will hurt Brazil soy exports, lift China meat sales: minister

Apr 23, 2019 , Reuters
Brazilian soy exports to China will definitely decline this year as African swine fever in the world's No. 2 economy cuts demand for the animal feed, but potential growth in meat exports would offset this, Brazil's agriculture minister said on Monday....
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China finds more cases of African swine fever on Hainan island

Apr 21, 2019 , Reuters
China has detected new cases of African swine fever in six farms across four locations in Hainan province, the agriculture ministry said on Sunday, adding to two earlier cases of the contagious disease identified in the province on Friday....
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China says African swine fever found on Hainan island

Apr 20, 2019 , Reuters
China said on Friday that it had confirmed outbreaks of African swine fever in two locations in Hainan province, an island off the country's southern coast which it had hoped to keep free of the contagious disease....
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China urges large pig farms to test for African swine fever

Apr 16, 2019 , Reuters
China will allow large-scale pig farms and breeding farms to test for African swine fever in a bid to help early detection of the disease, overturning an earlier prohibition on commercial firms carrying out their own testing....
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South Africa reports farm outbreak of African swine fever: OIE

Apr 11, 2019 , Reuters
South Africa has detected an outbreak of African swine fever on a farm in North West province, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Wednesday, citing a report from the South African agriculture ministry....
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U.S. pork industry cancels convention over African swine fever fears

Apr 11, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. pork industry canceled its annual convention on Wednesday over concerns that international attendees could bring in an incurable hog disease at a time when American farmers are already suffering from trade wars....
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China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Xinjiang region

Apr 09, 2019 , Reuters
China said on Monday it had confirmed a new outbreak of African swine fever in Xinjiang region, as the highly contagious disease spreads through the world's largest hog herd....
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China reports first African swine fever outbreak in Tibet

Apr 08, 2019 , Reuters
China's agriculture ministry late on Sunday confirmed the first outbreak of African swine fever in the country's Tibet Autonomous Region....
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U.S. Customs details China pork seizure; importers could pay fine

Mar 23, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. border agents said they have seized 1 million pounds (453,592 kg) of food products from China this month, rather than 1 million pounds of pork as they had previously announced, as they work to keep out African swine fever....
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Piles of pigs: Swine fever outbreaks go unreported in rural China

Mar 21, 2019 , Reuters
When pigs on the Xinda Husbandry Co. Ltd breeding farm in northern China began dying in growing numbers in early January, it looked increasingly likely that the farm had been struck by the much feared African swine fever, an incurable disease that has spread rapidly across the country since last year....
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FAO calls on Vietnam to declare swine fever a national emergency

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Tuesday advised Vietnam to declare a rapidly spreading outbreak of African Swine Fever as a national emergency....
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U.S. seizes 1 million pounds of pork from China on swine fever concerns

Mar 17, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. border agents have seized around 1 million pounds of pork from China, a spokesman for the agency said on Friday, over suspicions that it might contain African swine flu disease which has hit Chinese pork output....
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China hog prices hit 14-month high as African swine fever slashes output

Mar 12, 2019 , Reuters
Chinese hog prices marched to their highest in 14 months on Monday and look set to keep rising after weeks of gains, analysts and producers said, as the worst disease outbreak to hit the country's vast pig herd in years chops supply....
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