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Pork producers look to keep industry safe from diseases like ASF

Pork producers look to keep industry safe from diseases like ASF

U.S. pork producers are ramping up biosecurity measures on the farm as African Swine Fever continues to spread throughout China.

Todd Rodibaugh with the National Pork Board says more producers are participating in the Secure Pork Supply Plan, a program that will help producers if a foreign animal disease enters the U.S.

“Producers participating in the Secure Pork Supply Plan will have some route to business continuity meaning, they will be able to continue in moving animals on and off their site provided that they are not infected with a foreign animal disease,” he says.

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