Due to outbreaks of African swine fever in Ukraine may experience a shortage of pork And, consequently, fat, said at the round table the head of the Association of breeders of Ukraine Irina Palamar.
"There is a Danger of a shortage of pork in Ukraine. Also social Danger because of the pig - the nurse every village. And we can stay without fat "- quoted Palamar RIA " Novosti ".
in Ukraine since the beginning of 2015 was diagnosed 19 cases of outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF). About it at the same round table, said 1st Deputy head of State veterinary And phytosanitary service of Ukraine Oleksandr Verzhykovsky. According to his statement, on Wednesday Ukraine was diagnosed 19 cases of outbreaks of African swine fever (four – wild pigs, 14 – domestic), i.e. 36 outbreaks with 2012. Russia, the Rosselkhoznadzor said first bans the import of pork from Ukraine in connection with the possible spread of the ASF virus in the border of Ukrainian regions And the danger of an epidemic. In January, the Rosselkhoznadzor has imposed limits on the import into the Russian Federation of Ukrainian pork because of another outbreak of ASF. African swine fever, African fever, the East African plague, the disease Montgomery) is a highly contagious viral disease of pigs. The first time it was registered in 1903 in South Africa, for this reason called African. In international classification of infectious animal diseases African swine fever refers to the list A (highly dangerous), but the danger to humans is not.