Sarawak bans all pork products from China


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  • Monday, 28 Oct 2019

A file picture of a man walking past pigs in pens at a holding facility in Nanning, Guangxi province, China, on Sept. 16, 2019. - Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

KUCHING (Bernama): Sarawak has banned all pork and pork products imported from countries hit by African Swine Fever (ASF) including China, until further notice.

The Department of Veterinary Services Sarawak (DVSS) in a statement Sunday (Oct 27) said this was after the DNA of ASF virus was detected in one of 17 canned pork luncheon meat imported from China in a test it conducted.

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