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The Guardian's monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read reports from around the web.
Coronavirus threat to EU food supplies, America's beef capital and the 'anti-meat agenda'
25 March 2020
For the first time, African Swine Fever has also hopped onto a large domestic pig farm in Western Poland, affecting over 23,700 pigs. It is the largest affected pig farm since Poland has started reporting ASF outbreaks in 2014.
African Swine Fever in Poland: first outbreak on a farm in the west of the country
23 March 2020
The pigs were sent to china to repopulate the Chinese herd decimated by African swine fever.
France: 2,000 pigs fly to China
16 March 2020
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) launches the second phase of its awareness campaign focusing on the role of travellers as carriers of African swine fever and how they can avoid spreading it.
Lunar new year: Travel responsibly to avoid carrying African Swine Fever virus
31 January 2020
Welcome to our monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read reports from around the web
Animals farmed, the Guardian’s monthly roundup: Pet smuggling, animal testing and swine fever warnings
7 November 2019
Improved surveillance, communication and collaboration are key to controlling the spread of African swine fever in Europe, according to a new risk assessment carried out by EFSA.
African swine fever: early detection is key to controlling spread
5 November 2019
The fourteenth meeting of the Standing Group of Experts on African swine fever in Europe (SGE ASF14) was opened this morning in Sofia, Bulgaria.
European politicians and scientists join forces to face African swine fever
10 September 2019
African swine fever is "not out of control" in the European Union, according to EU Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis.
Commissioner Andriukaitis says African Swine Fever is not out of control
18 January 2019
Four wild boars were killed last week in the Belgian town of Meix, 1.8 km from the French border, two of which have been found to be carriers of African swine fever.
African swine fever: France to create ‘zone blanche’ along the Belgian border, free of any wild boar
11 January 2019