Disease outbreak would not only damage pork industry, but would affect many feed ingredients and pet food too

The U.S. stands to lose more than US$2 billion in animal food exports if the country were to be hit with African swine fever (ASF), according to the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA).

Not only would ASF devastate the country’s pork industry, it would also affect exports of dog and cat food, feather meal, fishmeal, and meat and bone meal, according to Gina Tumbarello, AFIA’s senior director of international policy and trade. Tumbarello spoke January 25 at the International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta.

ASF could have devastating effects on US exports | Feed Strategy