China bans imports of pigs, related items from India over disease fears

by Reuters
Thursday, 28 May 2020 03:37 GMT

BEIJING, May 28 (Reuters) -

* China's customs authorities say to ban imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from India to prevent the spread of African swine fever

* The move took effect on Wednesday as the world's top consumer strives to restore pig production after the deadly disease ravaged its massive herd (Reporting by Hallie Gu and Tom Daly; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)

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