A dead pig, later found to be infected with African swine fever, was discovered on the shore of the Taiwanese island of Quemoy on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chinese pig farmers warned not to cover up African swine fever

  • Slaughtering and selling sick or dead pigs and failing to report deaths will be pursued under criminal law, ministry says
  • Taipei had urged Beijing not to conceal information after dead pigs found on Taiwanese islands raised fear of Taiwan’s pigs becoming infected
Topic |   China food safety

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A dead pig, later found to be infected with African swine fever, was discovered on the shore of the Taiwanese island of Quemoy on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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