Another Disease Outbreak Threatens U.S. Pigs, But Big Ag Would Rather Talk About Bacon Prices by Martha Rosenberg

Published Monday, January 20th, 2020, by Independent Science News: Another Disease Outbreak Threatens U.S. Pigs, But Big Ag Would Rather Talk About Bacon Prices. Article written by Martha Rosenberg
Synopsis: The latest food animal pandemic is African swine fever (ASF), caused by the African swine fever virus (ASFV). This disease in 2019 killed one-fourth of the world’s pigs, including half of all China’s factory farm pigs. So far, mainstream media’s coverage of ASF has skirted questions about the pandemic disease potential of intensive animal agriculture. Read the full story at: https://www.independentsciencenews.org/health/another-disease-outbreak-threatens-u-s-pigs-but-big-ag-would-rather-talk-about-bacon-prices/
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