Prov’l gov’t not lifting ban on ASF pork anytime soon

first_imgBureau of Animal Industry (BAI) has quarantineofficers at the Iloilo Airport to make sure no pork, pork products andbyproducts from ASF-hit areas enter the province. * certificate of vehicle registration Defensor said seaports in the province such asthose in Dumangas, Ajuy and Carles are also being monitored. The following are the requirements: * the DA detected DNA traces of ASF virus inbatches of hotdogs and skinless longanisa sourced from Luzon * livestock and poultry transport / carriercertificate These areas were Luzon and the countries ofLatvia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Luxembourg, Belgium, Bulgaria,Moldova, Czech Republic,  South Africa,Zambia, Hong Kong, Mongolia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Lao People’s Republic,South Korea, and China. * farm registration * sporadic cases of ASF were still reported inRizal, Bulacan, National Capitol Region, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Nueva Ecija, Caviteand other areas of Luzon and these pose a lingering threat to the swineindustry of the province of Iloilo * livestock handler’s permitcenter_img * disinfection clearance * veterinary health certificate (VHC) andveterinary shipping permit Executive Order No. 027 cited the followingreasons for extending the temporary ban: ASF causes high fever, loss of appetite,hemorrhage, and death among domestic and wild pigs, thus a threat to the localswine industry. Only those that meet the regulatoryrequirements of the BAI would be allowed to enter Iloilo, he stressed. In Executive Order No. 027, series of 2020,Gov. Arthur Defensor Jr. extended the temporary ban until the Department ofAgriculture (DA) has declared as ASF-free those areas that the agencyidentified as having been hit by the ASF virus. ILOILO – The provincial government is not keenon lifting the temporary ban it imposed beginning October last year on swine,pork, pork products and byproducts from areas hit by the African swine fever(ASF). All swine, pork, pork products and by-productsshall also be accompanied by National Meat Inspection Service or LocalGovernment Unit Meat Inspection Certificate./PNlast_img

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