Gene editing could alleviate ASF’s impact on industry

Gene editing could alleviate ASF’s impact on industry

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Pork industry experts say U.S. needs acceptance and regulatory framework for gene editing

A proper regulatory framework for gene editing in U.S. livestock would have multiple benefits, pork industry leaders say, and key among those benefits is it could introduce pigs that are resistant to diseases such as African swine fever (ASF).