China Bans Importation Of Pigs

China has banned the importation of pigs and pork products from Moldova in a bid to prevent the spread of African swine fever. This was disclosed by the Chinese Customs on its website on Wednesday saying the ban followed five African swine fever outbreaks reported in Moldova, the Customs said in a statement on its website….”
Moroti Olatujoye
October 17, 2018 11:55 am

China has banned the importation of pigs and pork products from Moldova in a bid to prevent the spread of African swine fever.

This was disclosed by the Chinese Customs on its website on Wednesday saying the ban followed five African swine fever outbreaks reported in Moldova, the Customs said in a statement on its website.

The country also ordered the return or destruction of products shipped from the European country, Customs added.

China has banned the importation of pigs, wild boar and products from Bulgaria and Belgium following outbreak of African swine fever as well as imports from Japan after a regular swine fever outbreak.

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