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on July 16, 2019

African swine fever could cost UK pig industry GBP85 million

Government study weighs cost of potential future outbreak

If African swine fever (ASF) were to enter the United Kingdom (U.K.), it could cost as much as GBP90 million, with the pig industry bearing most of the financial burden.

Total cost of any future outbreak of ASF in the U.K. has been estimated at GBP90 million (US$112 million), with…

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