China fails to inform Taiwan about African swine fever outbreak 

Taiwan tightens food safety protocols following outbreak of African swine fever in China 

Taiwan News
Date: 2018/08/09
By: Renée Salmonsen, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

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TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese authorities have yet to inform Taiwan about a recent outbreak of the African swine fever (ASF) virus in China despite an agreement mandating this kind of information be communicated immediately.

According to the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), Taiwan authorities were informed of the outbreak by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), not China, reported CNA.    [FULL  STORY]

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