The USDA is taking action against African swine fever, a deadly viral disease that threatens America’s pork production, exports, and food supply. There is no current vaccine for the disease, which spreads quickly and is 100% fatal to domestic and wild pigs.
Potential Economic Impacts
While not a threat to human health, African swine fever in the United States could prove to be economically disastrous. The United States exports about 28% of the pork produced here….