“We’re all in this together”: Tyson Foods leads industry in future ASF preparedness


by Timothy Wier, The Pig Site

7 April 2021


While the rest of the agriculture industry is focusing on post-COVID recovery, the pig sector has had to juggle another response to another major, industry-shifting outbreak: African Swine Fever.


During USDA’s 97th Ag Outlook Forum, Barbara Masters, VP Regulatory Policy for Food & Agriculture with Tyson Foods, shared how their organization has been partnering with the rest of the industry to chart a path forward in the event of a future outbreak. Specifically, she discussed the impact on trade, and the steps Tyson is taking to mitigate the impact on supply.


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