African Swine Fever


Stronger actions needed to sniff out swine fever

October 8, 2019

The devastating impact of African swine fever (ASF) on pork production in China continues to send shock waves around the world, alerting pig farmers everywhere to the enormous threat posed by the disease once it arrives in a new country.


Defra keeps ASF threat at ‘medium’

March 22, 2019

The risk to UK pig farms of African Swine Fever (ASF) entering the country through contaminated or infected products remains “medium”, says the latest disease update from Defra.