PH bans pork from 8 countries due to swine fever

Photo from Shutterstock MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines has banned the entry of pork and pork-based products from 8 countries to prevent the spread of African swine fever in piggeries in the country, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol announced. Piñol said on Monday, December 31, that the Philippines will not allow the entry of pork from Belgium, China, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Russia and Ukraine. Confiscated pork and pork products from these countries will be destroyed within 24 hours after interception, Piñol

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