Monday, April 15, 2024

NPPC cancels World Pork Expo as precaution against ASF

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DES MOINES, Iowa  — The National Pork Producers Council’s board of directors on April 10 announced its decision to cancel World Pork Expo 2019 out of an abundance of caution as African swine fever (ASF) continues to spread in China and other parts of Asia.

World Pork Expo, held each June at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, hosts approximately 20,000 visitors over three days, including individuals and exhibitors from ASF-positive regions.  African swine fever affects only pigs and presents no human health or food safety risks. There is currently no vaccine to treat the swine disease. . .

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