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