Outbreak of African Swine Fever in China and Europe

October 11, 2018

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is monitoring the outbreak of African swine fever in China and Europe. There have been no reported cases of African swine fever in Canada.

For information on how to prevent animal diseases from entering Canada, please refer to the statement from Canada's Chief Veterinary Officer at the following link on the CFIA's website.

For more information about African swine fever, refer to CFIA's fact sheet on their website.

Additional information is available on the Canadian Pork Council's (CPC) website, including guidance for on-farm biosecurity to help prevent diseases from developing and spreading:

For guidance on ways to address the potential risk of imported feed and feed ingredients being contaminated with African swine fever virus, consult the National Biosecurity Guide for the Livestock and Poultry Feed Sector on the Animal Nutrition Association of Canada's (ANAC) website.

Source: CSCB; CFIA


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