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May 14, 2013

What is the value of veterinary diagnostic laboratories?

The Role of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Supporting Animal Health and the Food Safety System - Dr. Hailu Kinde, Professor, California Animal Health and Food Safety, Laboratory System, San Bernardino Branch School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

May 14, 2013

What would happen if an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) occurred in the USA? This case study can help people and organizations get prepared.

FMD in Vietnam: What Can We Learn? - Dr. Carla Huston, Associate Professor, Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. Carla Huston, Associate Professor, Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, details a case study on foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in Vietnam. Key points from the case study: “Our” priorities may not be “their” priorities; Biotechnology is possible; and Flexibility and adaptability are necessary skills.

May 14, 2013

What is genomics and how does it play a part in food safety?

The 100K Genome Project and Food Safety - Dr. Bart Weimer, Professor – School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. Bart Weimer, Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, provides information on how genomics plays a part in food safety. Dr. Weimer shares details of the science used and the processes to get the information in the right hands.

May 29, 2012

What does the proposed restructuring of the National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN) look like? Dr. Lanny Pace, Executive Director, Mississippi State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, aims to provide broad exposure of the NAHLN restructuring and answer questions.

The Proposed Restructuring of the National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN) - Dr. Lanny Pace, Executive Director, Mississippi State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

April 16, 2012

Now that United Egg Producers (UEP) and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) have an agreement, what does that agreement mean to the industry? The UEP decided to change the game from "So long as they [HSUS] set the agenda, you lose" to "we decided to see if we could set the agenda".

United Egg Producers (UEP) and Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) Jointly Seeking Federal Legislation for National Hen Housing Standards - Gene Gregory, President, United Egg Producers, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

Update: This presentation has been removed at the presenter's request.

April 15, 2012

National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) is a virtual organization spread across multiple locations. Dr. Hauer shares the details of its structure, the focus of the organization, and how people can connect with NVSL.

National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) Update - Dr. Paul Hauer, USDA/APHIS/NVSL, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.

April 12, 2012

Dr. Gingerich details many of the requirements that a producer must consider when implementing the FDA Rule for salmonella enteritidis monitoring.

Industry Perspective of the FDA Rule for Salmonella enteritidis (SE) Monitoring - Dr. Eric Gingerich, Poultry Technical Services Specialist, Diamond V, from the 2012 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, March 26 - 29, Denver, CO, USA.