Industry experts have long suspected animal feed supplies could be contaminated with African swine fever, which cannot be cured and has no vaccine. The disease is known to survive for weeks in feed ingredients like soymeal. Photo: Bloomberg

China reports first case of African swine fever in animal feed

  • Discovery follows first outbreak in six weeks at a pig farm in southeastern province of Anhui
  • Fears raised the disease will spread further across the country
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Industry experts have long suspected animal feed supplies could be contaminated with African swine fever, which cannot be cured and has no vaccine. The disease is known to survive for weeks in feed ingredients like soymeal. Photo: Bloomberg
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