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Showing only stories from the FAD category: "Foreign" Animal Disease and other news most significant to regions outside of North America. -- show all categories

NPPC Calls on Government to Fund FMD Vaccine Bank
June 28, 2017 —  [FAD]
The National Pork Producers Council is calling on the U.S. government to provide one billion dollars over five years to fund the creation of a Foot and Mouth Disease vaccine bank. [Source:...
Classical Swine Fever Virus Circulating in China
June 6, 2017 —  [FAD]
Reports from China say a new subgenotype of Classical Swine Fever virus (CSFV) is responsible for recent outbreaks in that country, according to the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC).. The...
CSF has Reappeared in the Dominican Republic
September 21, 2016 — Harry Snelson [FAD]
Due to the reappearance of classical swine fever in the national territory (Dominican Republic), it is decided to start a vaccination campaign disease throughout the country. [Source: WTO/SPS...
APHIS and CFIA Release Joint Response to Comments on Draft Framework for Foreign Animal Disease Zoning Arrangement
June 29, 2016 —  [FAD]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) are making available a
ASF, FMD Swine Surveillance Pilot Project
July 29, 2015 — Dr. Barbara Porter-Spalding, DVM MVPH [FAD]
The United States swine industry and USDA need your help. AASV, National Pork Board and National Pork Producers Council support USDA’s pilot project to evaluate a foreign animal disease (FAD)...
ASF-Resistant Pigs Bred in UK
July 1, 2015 —  [FAD]
The University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute is breeding pigs with a warthog gene to resist African swine fever (ASF). The newborn piglets, which are designed to be resistant to the disease...
ASF, FMD Swine Surveillance Pilot Project
June 24, 2015 — Dr. Barbara Porter-Spalding, DVM MVPH [FAD]
The United States swine industry and USDA need your help. AASV, National Pork Board and National Pork Producers Council support USDA’s pilot project to evaluate a foreign animal disease (FAD)...
ASF, FMD Swine Surveillance Pilot Project
May 27, 2015 — Dr. Barbara Porter-Spalding, DVM MVPH [FAD]
The United States swine industry and USDA need your help. AASV, National Pork Board and National Pork Producers Council support USDA’s pilot project to evaluate a foreign animal disease (FAD)...
ASF: Possible Pig Export Ban has Estonian Farmers Worried
September 17, 2014 —  [FAD]
Estonian pig producers are afraid that the government soon may consider a ban on exports of live pigs to Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. The farmers believe the ban would mean bankruptcy for many pig...
African Swine Fever in the EU so Far: 7 Farms Affected
August 27, 2014 —  [FAD]
An up-to-date recap of all African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks in the European Union shows that seven farms have so far been affected with the virus. [Source: PigProgress.net] All 88 outbreaks...

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Category abbreviations: AASV=Membership information, announcements, and other information from the American Association of Swine Veterinarians; Abs.=Abstracts from journal articles of general interest to swine veterinarians.; ALERT=Used to create email alerts; An.H.=Animal Health; Conf.=Conference announcements and other continuing education opportunities; FAD="Foreign" Animal Disease and other news most significant to regions outside of North America.; Food=Food Safety; Gov.=Information about legislation, regulations, and rulemaking that may affect the swine industry or swine veterinarians.; Hum.H.=Human health; Ind.=News from the pork industry, including NPPC and Pork Board activities.; International=Information regarding swine health and production internationally.; Jobs=Position announcements, primarily seeking swine veterinarians.; Meet=Provides a short synopsis of meetings of importance to swine veterinarians.; News=Agriculture related news events.; Nutr.=Swine nutrition; OP-ED=Opinion or editorial articles expressing the thoughts of individual Association members.; Pharm.=Pharmaceuticals and biologicals; PRRS=Articles from the AASV PRRS Task Force; Practice=Information associated with practice management or development.; Research=Research topics of interest to swine veterinarians.; Students=Information of interest to AASV student members.; USDA=US Dept. of Agriculture activities of interest to swine veterinarians.; Welfare=Animal welfare issues