2 months Total ban on pork imports to hurt US producers Total ban on pork imports to hurt US producers
By Madelaine B.Miraflor Washington, DC – A total ban on pork imports in the Philippines amid its first cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) may lead to a shortfall in this commodity and that any action leaning towards this move won’t make sense unless it’s science-based, officials from the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) said. The statement of NPPC, a trade association representing United States pork producers and other industry stakeholders, came after Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura (SINAG), one of the strongest agriculture lobby groups in the Philippines, called for the total ban of pork imports in the Southeast Asian ... more