New USDA Policy enables more U.S. research and vaccine development for foot and mouth disease (FMD), but biosecurity precautions and approval processes will take several years, says UDSA Chief Veterinarian Jack Shere.
The increasing number of disease outbreaks are spurring the U.S. pork industry’s focus and collaboration on finding new ways to help protect the domestic herd from costly foreign animal diseases (FADs).
North Carolina Pork Council CEO Andy Curliss sees firsthand the devastation hurricanes can cause farmers. But activist groups are already using this coming storm to advance their anti-agriculture agenda,
As the Central and Southern Plains of the United States continue to experience extreme weather and flooding, the FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine reminds animal food producers about information resources available.
An outbreak of classical swine fever (hog cholera) has been reported in a remote region of Brazil on Oct. 6. The Brazil agricultural ministry says the discovery will have no impact on hog health or pork exports.