A customer considers cuts of pork at a meat market in Bangkok on Monday. Pork prices have soared in Thailand amid concerns about an African swine fever outbreak. Photo: AFP
A customer considers cuts of pork at a meat market in Bangkok on Monday. Pork prices have soared in Thailand amid concerns about an African swine fever outbreak. Photo: AFP

Thailand’s pork shortage spurs demand for chicken – as China, South Korea, the Philippines halt Canadian beef imports over mad cow disease

  • Thailand’s pork supply has fallen around 30 per cent over the past year amid Covid-19 restrictions and curbs to prevent the spread of African swine fever
  • Elsewhere, the discovery of a case of mad cow disease in Canada prompted China, South Korea and the Philippines to temporarily suspend Canadian beef imports

Topic |   Food and agriculture
A customer considers cuts of pork at a meat market in Bangkok on Monday. Pork prices have soared in Thailand amid concerns about an African swine fever outbreak. Photo: AFP
A customer considers cuts of pork at a meat market in Bangkok on Monday. Pork prices have soared in Thailand amid concerns about an African swine fever outbreak. Photo: AFP
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