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Travellers: Don't be a carrier of African swine fever

Whether you travel for work or pleasure, you have a role to play in preventing the spread of foreign animal diseases like African swine fever (ASF). People such as farm workers, foreign exchange students or hunters who travel to countries infected with ASF could bring back contaminated food, clothing and equipment.

Here's how you can help

Refer to our frequently asked questions about ASF to inform yourself about this animal disease.

Awareness toolkit

Everyone has a role to play in reducing the risk of animal diseases. Do your part by sharing this toolkit with your network. You'll find helpful videos, fact sheets, posters and images to help spread the word, not the animal disease.

Pamphlet: Traveller's guide to protect Canada from foreign animal diseases

 Pamphlet: Traveller's guide to protect Canada from foreign animal diseases

Declare all animal and food products at the border and take precautions when visiting farms.

Infographic: What you need to know if you plan to travel with a pig

 Infographic: What you need to know if you plan to travel with a pig

All varieties of pigs, whether kept as pets, companion animals or farm animals, are susceptible to the same serious diseases.

Infographic: Economic impact

 Infographic: Economic impact

African swine fever poses a significant risk to the Canadian pork industry and the Canadian economy.

Awareness tools from third parties

Resources for travellers

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