Major ASF outbreak in China would be a ‘nightmare’

Major ASF outbreak in China would be a ‘nightmare’

Pork industry economist compares destructive potential of African swine fever to that of a ‘lava flow’

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Steve Meyer, economist, Kerns & Associates, told attendees at the 2019 Annual Meat Conference in Dallas, Texas, that it would not only be disastrous because China is the largest producer and consumer of pork, but the structure of the Chinese pig industry puts it further at risk.