Ukraine may experience a shortage of pork due to outbreaks of African swine fever, said on Thursday in the process of the round table the head of the Association of breeders of Ukraine Irina Palamar.
Outbreaks of ASF in Ukraine occur from July 2012, already documented 36 cases. The Rosselkhoznadzor of the Russian Federation said bans import of pork from Ukraine. The Ministry is concerned about the spread of the ASF virus in the border of Ukrainian regions And the epidemic.
"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, " said Palamar.
African swine fever, African fever, the East African plague, the disease Montgomery) is a highly contagious viral disease of pigs. First registered in 1903 in South Africa. Refers to the list A (highly dangerous) according to international classification of infectious animal diseases. Danger to humans is not.