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on April 29, 2019

Economist: Question is when, not if, ASF reaches North America

Spread of the virus is far worse than suggested by official reports, expert says, and ‘consumers will pay’

African swine fever (ASF) is far more virulent than Chinese officials have let on, and may well be capable of evading control even in the U.S., according to a top commodities economist at INTL FCStone Inc.

Based on daily reports from animal feed distributors and manufacturers in China, Arlan Suderman…

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