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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

Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin
May 22, 2019 —  [FAD]
Read the latest Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin brought to you by the Pork Checkoff, in collaboration with the National Pork Producers Council, Swine Health Information Center, USDA, and...
ASF Vaccine Test Successful
May 15, 2019 —  [FAD]
Spanish scientists have developed an oral vaccine that reportedly immunizes Eurasian wild boars against African swine fever (ASF). (Source: Farms.com, by Jonathan Martin, 14 May 2019) Researchers...
U.S. Braces for African Swine Fever
April 24, 2019 —  [FAD]
As another virus deadly to swine spreads in Asia and Europe, swine veterinarians across North America are trying to find any remaining flaws in their biosecurity procedures. African swine fever kills...
US Pork Organizations Share USDA’s ASF Entry Assessment
April 3, 2019 — Paul Sundberg [FAD]
The Swine Health Information Center along with the National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council, and American Association of Swine Veterinarians are sharing with US producers and industry...
Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin
March 20, 2019 —  [FAD]
Read the latest Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin brought to you by the Pork Checkoff, in collaboration with NPPC, SHIC, and AASV. Headlines include: African Swine Fever Continues Global...
Foreign Animal Disease Workshops
March 6, 2019 —  [FAD]
"Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness: What to expect and How to prepare" workshops for pig, cattle, sheep and goat producers, extension personnel and veterinarians are scheduled at five...
Cases Keep Coming: African Swine Fever in Vietnam, China
February 27, 2019 —  [FAD]
The concern Vietnam officials had that African swine fever (ASF) would continue to spread is coming true. ASF has now hit two more provinces after it was first detected on three separate farms in two...
Foreign Animal Disease Workshops
February 27, 2019 —  [FAD]
"Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness: What to expect and How to prepare" workshops for pig, cattle, sheep and goat producers, extension personnel and veterinarians are scheduled at five...
African Swine Fever (ASF) Reported in Vietnam
February 20, 2019 — Paul Sundberg [FAD]
Although it has not been officially reported to the OIE, the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Animal Health Department released a communication confirming that ASF has...
Foreign Animal Disease Workshops
February 20, 2019 —  [FAD]
"Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness: What to expect and How to prepare" workshops for pig, cattle, sheep and goat producers, extension personnel and veterinarians are scheduled at five...
Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin
February 19, 2019 —  [FAD]
Read the latest Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin brought to you by the Pork Checkoff, in collaboration with the National Pork Producers Council, American Association of Swine...
Foreign Animal Disease Workshops
February 13, 2019 —  [FAD]
"Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness: What to expect and How to prepare" workshops for pig, cattle, sheep and goat producers, extension personnel and veterinarians are scheduled at five...
Japan Struggles to Contain CSF Outbreak
February 12, 2019 —  [FAD]
TOKYO - An outbreak of classical swine fever (CSF) has spread to five prefectures in Japan and animal health officials are struggling to contain the disease. [Source: Meat and Poultry, 7 February...

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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