Myanmar suspends pork import to prevent African Swine Fever outbreak

 

Source: Xinhua (China) | Editor: Li Xia

2019-03-12

 

YANGON, March 12 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar has announced suspending the import of pork and pork-related products from foreign countries suffering from the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreaks.

 

According to the statement issued by the Yangon International Airport Coordination Committee, the import of pigs, pork, frozen port, pork jerky, sausages and all other pork-related products has been temporarily suspended to prevent the viral disease from entering the country.

 

Trade of pigs and pork-related products will be restrained at the country's border gates, airports and ports.

 

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation called for strict...

 

more

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-03/12/c_137889063.htm