Podcast: African Swine Fever in Belgium - markets impacts and animal health
Why is the outbreak so significant, and what is being done to prevent its spread?
The detection of African Swine Fever in Belgium has put western Europe on high alert for further outbreaks – what could it mean for the EU pig meat sector?
In this podcast, IEG Vu meat & livestock analyst Max Green looks at the big issues surrounding this case, such as the potential impact of ASF on pork prices and trade, and what efforts are being made to contain its spread.
The attention is then turned to the animal health element, with Animal Pharm Editor Joseph Harvey providing analysis on the efforts being made by industry to tackle ASF, the companies involved in this segment, and what can be done to stimulate efforts to develop vaccines.
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(Editor’s note: We apologize for the low volume of the recording during Max’s segment – please ensure that your volume is sufficiently turned up!)