Taiwan has firstly found out smuggled meat products imported from Vietnam. The products are already sold in the market and also found to be contained with Swine Fever (ASF) virus. While the strict work done to fight against ASF for 3 years is now threatned severly, the police has started to examine the imported goods from upstream to downstream. The Council of Agriculture (COA) has urgently activated reinforcing measures (防堵非洲豬瘟) aginst the spread of ASF, stating that there is a need to comprehensively improve the prevention measures.
Are you worried about whether ASF is transmittable to humans? What will happen if one accidently consumes pork products containing ASF virus? What should one do with pork products of unknown origin? Taiwan Immigrants’ Global News Network has compiled all the related QA for reader’s reference.