U.S. Pork is not affected by the African Swine Fever outbreaks in other countries and is safe to eat. It is a highly contagious viral disease, impacting only pigs, not people. It is not a public-health threat or a food safety concern.

 

The Colorado Junior Swine Association’s mission is to provide youth swine exhibitors in Colorado with a network of support and opportunity to gain knowledge in the purebred, show pig, and commercial swine industry.

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April 12, 2019

Foreign Animal Disease Resources

African Swine Fever Risk Means It’s Time for Action   The African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in China and in many other countries around the world is wreaking havoc on the international pork industry. Fortunately, ASF is not in the United States at this time, but the possibility of it or other foreign animal disease […]

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