Tag Archive: African swine fever, ASF, Cassandra Jones, disease vectors, feed mills, feed-mill biosecurity, PEDV, porcine epidemic diarrhea virus
May 29, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Feed-mill biosecurity critical to reducing disease transmissionFeed and feed ingredients are generating a lot of interest as possible vectors in transmitting swine diseases.
Apr 01, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Understanding feed flow, biosecurity critical in ASF battleThe US pork industry is nervous about African swine fever (ASF) and other foreign animal diseases entering the country — and for good reason.
May 10, 2017PGT EditorComments Off on VFD requirements for feed mills: Not as simple as A, B, CPart 4 of an exclusive interview with William Flynn, DVM, MS, deputy director for science and policy for FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine, on the new VFD that took effect Jan. 1, 2017.
Oct 17, 2016PGT EditorComments Off on What if it takes more than one feed mill to complete a VFD order?Under the updated veterinary feed directive rule, the same feed mill is supposed to fill the entire order for feed containing a medically important antibiotic.
Apr 26, 2016PGT EditorComments Off on Responsible use of antibiotics: Understanding the veterinary feed directiveInformative webinar explains the VFD and the responsibilities of veterinarians, feed mills and producers.