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China Relaxes Pig Transport Ban Despite African Swine Fever OutbreaksBy Mei Manuel, December 30, 2018 22:12 PMpigs(Pixabay)On Thursday, the agriculture ministry said that they are now loosening the rules on the transport of breeder pigs and piglets in provinces that have been affected by the African swine fever virus.The move, which comes after Beijing reported 90 cases of the disease since August, is said to ensure that pig production and pork supplies remain high in the country.According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, breeder pigs and piglets from areas without outbreaks will be allowed to be transported to othe rprovinces. Meanwhile, those from infected counties will be allowed to move within infected provinces.

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