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Advancing Animal Disease Traceability

Dan Cattle, Livestock

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced its latest efforts to advance and improve animal disease traceability to protect our nation’s livestock industry. Rod Bain has the details. Advancing Animal Disease Traceability-1 Agriculture Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, Greg Ibach, notes how discussions with the livestock industry led to their announcement on improved animal disease traceability. …

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USDA to Hold Public Meetings on Current Animal Disease Traceability

Dan Cattle, Livestock

Could Improvements be made in USDA’s current system of livestock identification and tracking? According to this report from Gary Crawford, officials are going to be gathering ideas about that in meetings across the country. Dr. Sunny Geiser-Novotny, Animal Disease Traceability Liaison with USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service in Ft. Collins, Colorado, talks about why USDA is having stakeholder …

APHIS Announces Public Meetings on Animal Disease Traceability

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is announcing a series of public meetings to receive input on the current Animal Disease Traceability (ADT) system. The meetings will allow APHIS to hear from the public about the successes and challenges of the current ADT framework, specifically for traceability in cattle and bison.  They …