Fines raised for bringing in pork from Cambodia after ASF infection

Taipei – Visitors from Cambodia who attempt to bring pork products into Taiwan will be fined NT$200,000 (US$6,490), the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ) announced Wednesday after the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) confirmed African swine fever (ASF) cases in the Southeast Asian country.

Cambodia reported an ASF outbreak that began March 22 near the Vietnam border that killed some 400 pigs in the country’s Rattanakiri Province, the OIE said Wednesday, citing the Cambodian agriculture ministry

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