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2014 NIAA The Precautionary Principle

2014 NIAA The Precautionary Principle 2014 NIAA Annual Conference: The Precautionary Principle, How Agriculture Will Thrive, March 31 - April 2, 2014, Omaha, NE, USA.

The precautionary principle---sometimes thought of as the most innovative, pervasive, and significant new environmental concept in the last 25 years. Is it Better Safe Than Sorry or a politically charged over-simplification blocking innovation? How will animal agriculture balance the future and feed a population of 9.1 billion by 2050?

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Swine Committee


What is the potential pathways for exotic viral pathogens to come into the USA? And what would happen if one did?

2014 Challenge To Attendees


Closing Sessions


Dr. David Edwards says the public is focused on the imagined (negative) possibilities that will potentially kill any innovation.


What will happen when 3 billion people come to dinner in the next 40 years? Are we changing our collective approach to sustaining those new mouths to feed?


Dr. Stotish reiterates "The problem with the Precautionary Principle is not that it leads in the wrong direction, but that – if taken for all it is worth – it leads in no direction at all."


Miss last year? 2013 presentations


What are the issues and actions required to change the regulations of pseudorabies and swine brucellosis?


What are some of the activities around animal disease traceability in Alabama?


What are the roles of commodity and check off groups with respect to animal disease outbreaks?


Just stopping the use of antimicrobials and antibiotics on animal agriculture farms will not stop the issues of resistance in humans or other animals.


What does Colorado need around agriculture animal traceability to help producers?