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FMD Kills Thousands More Pigs in South Korea

5 April 2016, at 6:00am

SOUTH KOREA - Sixteen new outbreaks of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) have been reported in South Korea. The outbreaks have led to the destruction of thousands of farmed pigs.

Sixteen outbreaks, all reported in the Chungcheongnam-Do region resulted in 111 cases and the destruction of 15,229 pigs.

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The impact of mycotoxins — through losses in commodity quality and livestock health — exceeds $1.4 billion in the United States alone, according to the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology. This guide includes:

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