Insight: Pork industry hunts for deadly pig virus

May 28, 2013 7:22 PM

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Insight: Pork industry hunts for deadly pig virus

Chicago (Reuters) - The sudden and widespread appearance of a swine virus deadly to young pigs - one never before seen in North America - is raising questions about the bio-security shield designed to protect the U.S. food supply.

The swine-only virus, the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV), poses no danger to humans or other animals, and the meat from infected pigs is safe for people to eat.

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