Unintended consequences of trade disruptions can mean countries become more self-sufficient and less willing to work with trading partners. That’s what happened with Russia. Do we want that to happen with China?
It's hard to think about when animals need to be euthanized. It’s harder when you’re the one doing it. Veterinarians are put in that position often. Think what would happen if a foreign animal disease were to hit.
Pigs from the central Alberta farm reporting the province’s first PED outbreak might be sent to market in the U.S., after local Canadian farmers voice concern about the disease contaminating slaughter sites.