African swine fever, or “pig ebola,” is sweeping across Asian swine herds and causing untold levels of destruction.
WJ: If there’s one thing Chinese people love, it’s pork.
The country is the world’s largest consumer of all things pig, with residents of the communist country putting away more than 50 million tons of pork a year. The United States, by comparison, consumes only roughly 10 million tons.
The fat and protein content, as well as the varied cuts and methods of preparation, make the meat an appealing addition to many dishes.