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What’s on your food labels, and what does it really mean? That’s what Dr. Jim Lowe and Dr. Ashley Mitek dive into on this week’s episode of The Round Barn podcast.
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In this week’s episode of The Round Barn, Dr. Jim Lowe and Dr. Ashley Mitek discuss African swine Fever (ASF) – how it evolved, what it means for the swine industry, where it’s spreading, and how that spread can and can’t be affected by human intervention. ASF is an extremely contagious viral disease. You won’t “catch” it – it’s only known to infect pigs – but it has devastating economic implications for any country it spreads to.
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Each year about 1 million dogs arrive in the U.S., imported from other countries, according to 2019 estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although more recent data are not available, it’s likely that even more dogs entered the country during the COVID pandemic, when there was an increased demand for pets and shelters were emptied.
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