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Tan Chengxu: Strictly implement various prevention and control measures to prevent African swine fever
2018-10-09

Yesterday, after watching and listening to the video and telephone conference on the prevention and control of African swine fever in the whole province, the municipal government held a video conference to re-deploy and re-implement the prevention and control of African swine fever in the whole city. Mayor Tan Chengxu stressed that the prevention and control of African swine fever is related to the food safety of the public and the healthy development of the swine industry in the city. All regions, departments and related units, in line with the principle of maintaining people's livelihood and stabilizing the economy, earnestly followed the decision-making and deployment of the central and provincial governments as well as the work requirements of the municipal Party committee and municipal government, strictly implemented various prevention and control measures, built a barrier for the prevention and control of African swine fever, and fully guaranteed the safety of aquaculture production, meat supply and social stability in the city.

 

Tan Chengxu pointed out that the municipal party committee and the municipal government attached great importance to the prevention and control of pig swine in Africa, and made timely arrangements for work and made clear requirements. All regions and relevant departments have comprehensively carried out comprehensive prevention and control measures. As of now, there have been no abnormalities of live pigs in the city. However, all walks of life must fully understand the current grim situation, resolutely overcome fluky psychology and paralysis, strictly implement emergency response measures, and do a solid job in various prevention and control work in accordance with the requirements of the emergency plan.

 

Tan Chengxu stressed that it is necessary to strictly implement the territorial management responsibility for animal epidemic prevention and conscientiously implement the national 24-word policy for animal epidemic prevention and control. By accurately grasping the epidemic situation, strengthening risk awareness and establishing a firm bottom line of thinking, they can be conscientious in guarding the city. It is necessary to intensify the inspection and prevention efforts, and do a good job in the investigation of key places such as pig farms (households), slaughterhouses, trading markets, and harmless disposal sites, so as to firmly establish an epidemic prevention line. Efforts should be made to strengthen emergency response, ensure that emergency plans, emergency forces, and emergency measures are in place. And it is also necessary to continue to implement the daily reporting system for the prevention and control of African swine fever, timely and accurately publish the information on the epidemic situation and the progress of prevention and control, and resolutely crack down on rumors.

 

Tan Chengxu stressed that it is necessary to follow the law of prevention and control of epidemic situation, strengthen linkage and coordination. Relevant departments should strictly supervise the implementation of various prevention and control measures, guide public opinion in a timely and correct manner, ensure the normal operation of facilities and equipment of the grass-roots animal epidemic prevention system, implement animal epidemic prevention funds and emergency epidemic prevention supplies, strictly crack down on illegal and criminal acts related to epidemic situation, strictly manage the market access of animal products such as pork, earnestly do a good job in supervising the disposal of waste after meals, strengthen supervision over the transportation of live pigs and their products, and do a solid job in monitoring, preventing and controlling wild animal epidemics and in the inspection and quarantine of animals and animal products entering and leaving the country.

 

Tan Chengxu asked relevant regions and departments to pay close attention to the healthy development of the swine industry while preventing and controlling African swine fever, do a good job in the production and marketing of pigs, crack down on illegal activities such as indiscriminate slaughter of private pigs and slaughter of dead pigs, and effectively ensure the safety of meat supply, stable prices and adequate supply. It is necessary to strengthen the supervision and accountability mechanism, establish an epidemic prevention and control supervision account, and ensure that all epidemic prevention and control measures are in place.

 

At the meeting, Vice Mayor Hao Ming put forward specific requirements for the prevention and control of African swine fever in the city. Municipal Government Secretary-General Yi Qingtao attended the meeting.