Many of us are unaware of issues affecting our food supply — we expect the foods we enjoy to be readily available at reasonable prices. But what if the bacon and pork loins we place in our grocery carts became harder to find? Or prohibitively expensive? The devastating disease called African Swine Fever, a pig virus similar to the flu, has made this a potential reality in Asia while also raising concerns for global pork production, forcing countries to increase supply of other proteins.READ MORE
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