Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food welcomed over 150 delegates from 15 countries to Ottawa for a forum on African swine fever.
"DailyNK.com" reporting African swine fever (ASF) has spread to North Korea - citing multiple sources inside the country.
Slaughterhouses which fail to conduct self-checks of their swine products will not be granted veterinary inspection certificates.
China is ramping up efforts to study the African swine fever virus and produce a vaccine, but scientists fear that pressure to quickly develop a vaccine could risk introducing chronic strains of the virus.
African swine fever has been identified in 895 livestock farming households in 18 districts of Hanoi, Vietnam.
As African swine fever spreads in Asia and Europe, swine veterinarians across North America are trying to find any remaining flaws in their biosecurity procedures.
China has detected African swine fever outbreaks on six farms across four locations in Hainan province.
China has the largest pig population in the world, and is likely to lose 130 million animals as African swine fever ravages the country’s farms.
South Korea will work with North Korea to prevent the outbreak of African swine fever, a unification ministry official said Thursday, April 18.
Hoa Binh and Bac Kan declared themselves free of African swine fever - the first provinces to do so.