Tag Archive: African swine fever, FAD, Patrick Webb
Mar 03, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Webb: FAD outbreak could be financially crippling for US pork industryA single reported incident of a trade-limiting foreign animal disease (FAD) would devastate the US pork industry, perhaps causing billions of dollars in losses.
Feb 14, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on A question of when: How the US pork industry is preparing for a possible FAD outbreakThis is the second in a two-part series on foreign animal diseases. Part 1 looks at the economic impact of a FAD outbreak.
Feb 10, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Special report: FAD outbreak could cost US agriculture $200 billion over 10 yearsThis is the first in a two-part series on foreign animal diseases. Part 2 looks at what the US pork industry is doing to head off an FAD outbreak and to prepare for one.
Feb 07, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on How FADs have affected foreign marketsSince the middle of the 20th century, numerous foreign animal disease (FAD) outbreaks involving the pork industry have been recorded throughout the world.
Jul 03, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on The big imposter: Senecavirus A prompts frequent false alarms at Minnesota pork plantEmployees at the Hormel pork-processing plant in Austin, Minn., well understand the drill for a foreign animal disease (FAD) investigation.