China has lifted a ban on the transport of pigs and pork in and out of a total of 23 provinces after African swine fever outbreaks in those areas eased, a senior agricultural ministry official said Tuesday.

The resumed production and transportation of live pigs in the regions are “picking up,” Wei Baigang, head of the Department of Development Planning of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, told reporters at a press conference.


CC0 Creative Commons Pixabay

Read more…