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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October 30, 2019

Warning: That ‘census taker’ seeking access to your facility might not be one

By Rita Jane Gabbett on 10/24/2019   In several different states, people claiming to be affiliated with the U.S. Census Bureau have been asking to enter livestock and poultry barns, according to Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc.’s Chicken Chatter newsletter.   Animal Agriculture Alliance Vice President of Communications Hannah Thompson-Weeman told Meatingplace the organization is aware of reports from broiler, turkey and […]

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