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Kemin Industries develops 3D approach to African Swine Fever preparedness

The initiative aims to bring awareness and prevent incidence of African Swine Fever.
Kemin Industries, a global nutritional ingredient company that uses science to touch more than 3.8 billion people every day with its products and services, recently organized two “3D Approach to African Swine Fever Preparedness 2018” seminars.
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Tangrenshen: Tests rule out ASF in its animal feed

Chinese company had previously said it found the deadly virus in products made by one of its business units
Chinese animal feed producer Tangrenshen Group said tests have ruled out the presence of African swine fever (ASF) in its products, a day after the company said pig feed manufactured by one of its business units was contaminated the deadly virus.
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Pig feed producer reports ASF contamination in feed

First report of feed supplies contaminated with deadly African swine fever
Chinese animal feed producer Tangrenshen Group has reported that pig feed produced by one of its business units has been contaminated with African swine fever (ASF), according to Reuters.
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Taiwan says it found ASF in WH Group sausage

Pork product was one of more than 300 smuggled into Taiwan since African swine fever outbreak in August
Chinese pork processor WH Group is investigating a claim by the Taiwan government that a sausage made by the company tested positive for African swine fever after it was brought there by a traveler.
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How to identify African swine fever, prevent spread

Veterinarians and feed producers can identify and prevent the spread of the deadly pig disease if it makes its way to US
African swine fever (ASF) has spread across China and parts of Europe since August. It has not affected any farms in the U.S., but American veterinarians and pig producers should be aware of the symptoms of the disease and how to spot it in their herd, as well as how to prevent the disease’s spread to the U.S.
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7 ways to protect against African swine fever

National Pork Board encourages pork producers to approach their feed suppliers with these seven points to start the conversation about their feed.
Seven points swine producers should address with their feed suppliers to protect their operation against African Swine Fever.
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