Tag Archive: African swine fever, biosecurity
Jan 24, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Pig feed reminder over African Swine Fever concernsUK pig keepers are being reminded to avoid feeding animals food waste and check their biosecurity measures to help prevent outbreaks of diseases such as African Swine Fever (ASF).
Jan 24, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Modified virus leads to African swine fever vaccine potentialScientists have discovered a way to modify the African swine fever virus (ASFV) to reduce its ability to cause infection and protect pigs from a strain that causes severe disease. Researchers at the...
Jan 24, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Disease control ‘best practice’ key to limiting ASF risksSharing best practice in fighting African swine fever (ASF) is critical to preventing the spread of the disease in Europe, say food safety experts.
Sep 17, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on UK producers urged to up biosecurity in face of African swine fever riskUK pig producers need to put robust disease control measures in place to protect the industry from the risk of African swine fever (ASF), according to an industry body.