Vaccine Bank Needed To Protect Food, National Security

Dan Industry News Release, Pork

Citing economic and food and national security concerns, an ad hoc coalition of more than 100 agricultural organizations and allied industries groups urged Congress to include in the next Farm Bill language establishing and funding a Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccine bank. FMD is an infectious viral disease that affects cloven-hoofed animals, including cattle, pigs, and sheep; it is not a food safety or human …