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on July 3, 2019

Gene editing could alleviate ASF’s impact on industry

Pork industry experts say US 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).

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) recently launched its "Keep

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