Cambodia’s pork sellers suffer as African swine fever fears linger

Cambodia’s pork industry has yet to show signs of recovery since it was hit by African swine fever, pork sellers in Phnom Penh said.

Taing Mengkea, an Orussey market-based pig business owner who purchases pigs from Mong Reththy Group Co Ltd and distributes them to many of the capital’s markets, said he previously sold 60 pigs per day before the outbreak, but now sells only 30.

Both Prime Minister Hun Sen and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries have called for people to eat pork as normal, saying the disease does not spread to humans.

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