Yum! Brands Inc.’s KFC warned that a supply-chain breakdown that has shut more than half of its 900 U.K. outlets would persist for the rest of the week, continuing to deprive fans of their fried-chicken fix.
Scientists from The Pirbright Institute say they are a step closer to developing a vaccine for African swine fever. The study showed 100% of pigs immunized with the vaccine were protected from a lethal dose of ASF virus.
In June, over 650 pounds of illegal meat and dairy products in passenger luggage in airports were seized by Northern Irish authorities. ASF DNA was detected in a sausage, sparking a new campaign in the UK.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will both be involved in regulatory oversight of cell-culture food originating from livestock and poultry, also known as "fake meat."