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ASF continues spreading
In recent weeks, the disease has jumped from China to Vietnam, Cambodia, Mongolia, Hong Kong and possibly North Korea.
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No new cases of PED in Alberta
Officials confirmed four cases of the disease on central and southern Alberta pork farms in the first three months of the year.
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Canada, Mexico and U.S. reach agreement removing duties on U.S. red meat
Global Affairs Canada posted a joint statement announcing that the United States and Canada have agreed to eliminate all tariffs the U.S. imposed on imports of aluminum and steel products from Canada and all tariffs Canada imposed in retaliation.
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Canadian ASF vaccine research 'promising'
"We are starting to see candidates that might potentially protect pigs from the disease so there is cautious optimism."
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ASF pushes up global pork prices
Pork lovers worldwide are wincing at prices that have jumped up to 40 per cent as African swine fever in China's vast pig herds sends shockwaves through global meat markets.
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