China Bans Pigs Importation from Moldova

Close up of pork chops in a butcher shop
  • China Bans Pigs Importation from Moldova

Chinese authority has banned the importation of pigs and pork products from Moldova to prevent African swine fever, according to Chinese customs.

The ban followed five African swine fever outbreaks reported in Moldova, the customs said in a statement on its website.

China also ordered the return or destruction of products shipped from the European country, customs added.

China has banned imports of pigs, wild boar and products from Bulgaria and Belgium following outbreak of African swine fever, as well as imports from Japan after a regular swine fever outbreak.

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