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Content about Animal Health Emergency Management

May 3, 2012

Approximately two-thirds of countries world wide have foot and mouth disease (FMD). If the U.S. were to have an FMD outbreak it would have a serious financial impact on the milk industry. Dr. Pam Hullinger provides a summary and highlights some of the issues of being prepared for FMD, why it is important, and the current focus of the Secure Milk Supply project.

Foot and Mouth Disease Continuity of Business Planning: Current Focus and Progress to Date - Dr. Pam Hullinger, University of California, Davis Department of Veterinary Medicine & Epidemiology, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

April 24, 2012

Budgets are tight and yet there is a need to continue to be prepared and organized for animal health and disease emergencies. How are states, regions, and the US Federal government working with these constraints?

USDA Update on Emergency Response Capabilities and Outlook on How Preparedness Will Advance with Partnership Between State, Federal, Academic & Industry - Dr. Burke Healey, Associate Regional Director of the Western Region, USDA/APHIS/VS, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

April 15, 2012

Mr. Herlihy provides the reporters view of the aftermath of a foreign animal disease occurrence, food safety issues, or misreported animal food industry issues.

A Global Perspective on Market Reactions to and Mitigation of Foreign Animal Disease Occurrence - Jim Herlihy, U.S. Meat Export Federation, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.