Killer hog disease now a 'dire situation' in China that could lead to higher global prices
April 10, 2019 at 10:49 AM EDT
As African swine fever continues to ravage China's hog herd, the impact may be far worse than Beijing is conceding. It could lead to significant shortages of the country's staple meat and drive up global prices of protein, according to experts. The situation also increasing fear among U.S. pork producers.