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African Swine Fever reaches Americas — Threatens #1 Pork Exporter, USA

By Ice Age Farmer African Swine Fever, which destroyed 70% of China’s pork, has been confirmed in the Americas. Though the USDA assures us all is well due to new biosecurity measures, failures to contain ASF in China, Germany, and elsewhere suggest otherwise. Could this lead to the shutdown of the #1 pork exporter in the world – and do unimaginable damage to farmers in the USA? Is traditional farming and ranching really too dirty…

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