VIDEO:Export of Taiwanese pork likely to resume next year

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 25 June, 2019
By: Paula Chao

Export of Taiwanese pork likely to resume next year

Taiwan is likely to resume exports of its pork products next year provided that no outbreaks of the infectious foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) are reported by July 1.

Pork is a staple of many Taiwanese foods like pork braised rice. But for the past 22 years, there has been a fear of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).

The government suspended the vaccination program July 1 last year. If no virus is found by next Monday, Taiwan can apply to the World Organization for Animal Health to become an official non-affected area.

Premier Su said the government will send the application in September. Su said he hopes to celebrate with pig farmers next May.    [FULL  STORY]

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