Tag Archive: African swine fever, biosecurity, classical swine fever, Emerging diseases, feed ingredients, Foot-and-mouth disease, foreign animal disease
Oct 10, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Quarantine window for feed ingredients may reduce hog disease riskForeign animal diseases (FAD) are top of mind as the ongoing outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) in China, Belgium and elsewhere, have raised the stakes to implement new practices designed to...
May 25, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on ‘False alarms’ by Seneca Valley virus trigger costly FMD investigationsA growing number of Seneca Valley virus (SVV) outbreaks wastes the time and money of people who investigate suspected foreign animal-disease outbreaks.
Sep 05, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Ag groups demand FMD vaccine bank to protect farming sectorA coalition of more than 100 farm organizations and businesses have called on the US government to create a vaccine bank in case of future outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease.
May 19, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Change to FMD vaccine policy vital to protect US pig sectorThe US foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccination policy needs a multi-million dollar overhaul to protect the country’s pig sector from the threat of the disease, farm leaders say.