Planning to bring some hotdogs and pork sausages from the Philippines and other countries? Don’t do it because it is prohibited to bring pork products in Canada.
Canada Border Services Agency website has a guideline on what you can bring and not. According to the agency, pork is prohibited because of African Swine Fever. Visit the guidelines here.
African swine fever virus is a large, double-stranded DNA virus in the Asfarviridae family. It is the causative agent of African swine fever. The virus causes a hemorrhagic fever with high mortality rates in domestic pigs; some isolates can cause the death of animals as quickly as a week after infection, from wikipedia.