Complete Ban of pigs and pork meat in Senapati Town


The office of the District Council Karong – Senapati Town today on Thursday issued an order to completely prohibit import of pigs for rearing and consumption within the jurisdiction of Karong – Senapati Town to prevent the spread of swine flu or African Swine Fever.

The notification is directed to all the meat butcher and general public in view of the prevalent deaths of pigs and swine flu epidemic in the district, adding that the epidemic can adversely affect the economy of the farmers as well as to the human health upon consumption of the infected meat, the order said.

It also warned of penalty to anyone who willfully defy the order for personal profit, effective from the date of notification.

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