UK: Live Pig Exports Banned by the EU
All UK live pig and swine exports have been banned by the EU until the end of August, at least, after more than 12,000 pigs in the UK have been destroyed, in a bid to stop the spread of the highly contagious viral disease, Swine Fever.As they continue to take action to control this latest outbreak of Swine Fever, the first in the UK for 14 years, officials from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food plan to meet with the EU in Brussels, to review a situation, they say can be contained.
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