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China begins to lift African swine fever restrictions

Although new cases continue to be detected, some movement restrictions have been lifted.
For the first time since African swine fever (ASF) first broke out in the country last year, China’s veterinary authorities have begun to lift movement restrictions although new cases continue to be detected there, as well as in Ukraine, and in the wild boar populations of Belgium and Poland.
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New educational program focuses on sow health, nutrition at 2019 IPPE

The American Feed Industry Association’s (AFIA) Nutrition Committee has developed a new educational program, "The High-Performance Sow – Rethinking Nutrition and Health Interactions," in conjunction with the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo, taking place Feb. 12-14 in Atlanta, Ga.   
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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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