Hong Kong was hit with record pork prices in the past week with African swine fever reducing the supply of live pigs from mainland China and the food and health minister warning of an ongoing shortage.As the outbreak’s damage continued, there were fears the private Tsuen Wan slaughterhouse faced closure because of the recent drop in mainland pigs.Pork trade representatives described pig auction prices, which reached more than HK$4,000 (US$511) per picul, this week, as at “record high” level,…



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