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on July 22, 2019

Cargill: Chinese mill closures not exclusively tied to ASF

Despite uncertainties spurred by African swine fever, market forces — not disease — triggered Cargill plant closures

The closure of three animal nutrition plants by Cargill is not directly tied to ongoing outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) in China, according to a company executive.

Although Reuters reported that the spread of the disease had prompted the closure of Cargill plants in China in recent months, the…

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