Little friends in Australia, cherish every piece on the marketporkRight,
Perhaps the whole of Australia will soon face the dilemma of not being able to eat pork.
Australian Department of Agriculture: African swine fever threatens Australia
This week, the Australian Department of Agriculture issued a statement
Officially announced
African swine feverHas been to Australia
A $28 billion pig industry poses a threat

Just now, the Australian government issued bad news:

Among the 23 tons of pork imported from America, the border inspection agency found15% of them have been infected by swine fever.

At present, this batch of pork has been seized!

The Australian Minister of Agriculture Bridget McKenzie said in a statement:
"The outbreak of African swine fever may be the most serious animal plague in the world. It is spreading southward through Asia and is approaching Australia."
According to FAO, nearly 500 million pigs have died or been slaughtered in Asia due to the impact of African swine fever.

African swine fever is an infectious virus that affects domestic pigs and wild boars. It can cause an acute, hemorrhagic, and severe infectious disease.

Although it is not dangerous to humans, theThe mortality rate is as high as 80%, And highly contagious, there is currently no vaccine.
The relevant Australian authorities will hold an emergency meeting on September 9 to discuss together how to avoid the threat of African swine fever in Australia.
Due to the outbreak of African swine fever in China, the number of pigs in China has been reduced by 30%, and it is estimated that it may lose half of it by the end of this year.
$28 billion property hard to guarantee
It is reported that the value of the pig industry in Australia$28 billion Australian dollars
All over Australia2700Pig companies and3.6Practitioners.
In addition, the meat industry, feed industry, food and beverage industry will be affected.

It is currently in the economic downturn in Australia. If the African swine fever breaks out in Australia, it will have an immeasurable and devastating impact on Australia, including a large number of business closures and unemployment.

The Australian Department of Agriculture said it has stopped importing pork from high-risk countries.It also prohibits anyone from bringing pork into the country.

Here to remind friends who have recently come to Australia, do not bring pork products!

Pork prices rose across the board

We all know that at the beginning of this year, Australia experienced a price hike caused by drought.

First, the prices of fruits and vegetables soared by 50%

At that time, the price of some broccoli had soared from 5 Australian dollars per kilogram to 10 Australian dollars.

Snow peas increased from $7-$10/kg to $18/kg
At that time, some friends joked, Australians can no longer eat vegetables, they can only eat meat all the time...
However, the face slap came too fast—

Immediately afterwards, beef and mutton also rose,

2 kg of beef, Coles sells for 52 Australian dollars, Woolworths for 56 Australian dollars, but in some butchers alreadyIt has risen to 70 Australian dollars.

For 2.5 kilograms of lamb leg, Coles and Woolworths sell for 34 Australian dollars, but some butchers have alreadyIt has risen to 50 Australian dollars.

The price of pork is of course also affected by the drought, but the impact is slightly smaller, with prices rising between 10%-15%.

Many people who can't afford beef and mutton can choose pork instead.

This time, the swine fever struck, making pork production completely in trouble.

It is expected that the price of pork products will soar in the coming months.

Australians love sausage and bacon, but they will soon be unable to eat them.

And the Chinese favorite roast suckling pig, pig's feet in sauce, pork bone soup, braised pork, sweet and sour pork ribs, pork stewed vermicelli, braised lion's head...

Eat more when you can afford it...

Soon, Australia will have a hard-to-find scene.