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EU countries continue to report new cases of ASF

China sees decline in number of African swine fever cases
Chinese sources report no new cases of African swine fever (ASF) during the past week, but the disease has been officially recorded in the wild boar populations in Belgium, Poland and Romania, and domestic pigs in Ukraine.
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New African swine fever cases reported in Mongolia, Europe

Several countries report new outbreaks
New outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) have been officially reported to the global monitoring agency in domestic pigs in Mongolia, Romania and Ukraine, while the causative virus has also been detected recently in the wild boar populations of Belgium, Latvia, Poland and Romania.
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Consumer trends affect animal feed production

Alltech’s 2019 Global Feed Survey shows how consumers affect protein production
Changing consumer trends around the world will affect animal feed production in 2019, according to Mark Lyons, president and CEO of Alltech, who presented the company’s 2019 Global Feed Survey on Tuesday.
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African swine fever virus detection in pork sparks concern

Disease detected for the first time in Mongolia
While two countries have announced that the African swine fever (ASF) virus has been detected in illegally imported pork products, new outbreaks of the disease continue to be reported in domestic pigs in China and Romania, as well as for the first time in Mongolia.
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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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