ASF continues its steady, all-encompassing spread across Asia. While U.S. pork production differs significantly from Asia’s industry, Juan LuBroth shares lessons about this virus from other countries’ experiences.
Juan LuBroth, DVM, Chief Veterinary Officer for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, discusses biosecurity and readiness in dealing with African swine fever in this second article of a two-part series.
No country is immune from being struck by the deadly African swine fever (ASF) virus. To date, ASF has been found in 50 countries, has killed millions of pigs and taken a toll on the global meat and feed markets.
The World Organization for Animal Health launched a global initiative, to be coordinated with the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), to try to keep the deadly African swine fever virus in check.
Pork industry leaders engaged in an interactive, scenario-based workshop at the Pig Welfare Symposium to better understand the reasons, options and ramifications of managing stop movements in the pork industry.