It has been confirmed that pigs raised in a pig farm in Iga City, Mie Prefecture, are infected with the infectious disease CSF of pigs and classical swine fever, and the prefecture is proceeding with the culling of pigs raised in this pig farm. I have decided.

According to Mie Prefecture, 20 pigs died in the three days from the pig farm in Iga City to the 28th, and on the 29th, when examined by a national inspection agency, infection with classical swine fever was confirmed. It means that.

In response to this, the prefecture will hold a meeting on the night of the 29th, and will proceed with measures such as culling about 6,600 pigs raised in this pig farm and disinfecting the facility.

On the other hand, the infection was confirmed this time for all piglets before the vaccination with classical swine fever, and since the pig farms in the prefecture have already been vaccinated, restrictions such as shipping are restricted to the surrounding pig farms. It means not to do it.

Infection of pigs in Japan was confirmed at a pig farm in Yamagata Prefecture on the 25th of this month, and also at a pig farm in Gunma Prefecture in September.

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, CSF does not infect humans due to diseases of pigs and wild boars, and pork infected with CSF does not hit the market.