National Pork Board Director of Swine Health Programs Dr. Patrick Webb reviews a recent tabletop exercise designed to help industry stakeholders deal with a foreign animal disease. In this edition of Pork Pod, Webb explains this recent effort and the most current risk of foreign animal disease.
Pork Checkoff Director of Swine Health Programs Patrick Webb offers insight into the threat of foreign animal disease and the infrastructure in place to deal with these challenges. Premises Identification is one very important element.
Producers urged to ask questions of feed suppliers
With the expansion of the current outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in China, the National Pork Board is working with industry partners to help keep the United States free of ASF and all other foreign animal diseases (FADs). This includes focusing on the importation of feed ingredients, a key area of potential high risk of disease transport.
African Swine Fever Risk Means It’s Time for Action The African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in China and in many other countries around the world is wreaking havoc on the international pork industry. Fortunately, ASF is not in the United States at this time, but the possibility of it or another foreign animal disease (FAD), […]
National Pork Board Director of Swine Health programs, Dr. Patrick Webb, is featured in this edition of Pork Pod. We learn about the importance of business continuity, especially if a foreign animal disease like classical African swine fever or Foot and Mouth Disease is identified. New digital tools are on the horizon and you’ll learn more about that in this update.
During the World Pork Expo, the National Pork Board hosted a media conference and offered details on new Pork Checkoff initiatives. This is the first portion of that news conference. The Secure Pork Supply is one of the topics highlighted.
What would happen if you couldn’t move pigs for a week or two? A foreign animal disease could impact pig movement. National Pork Board director of animal health programs Patrick Webb has details on the Secure Pork Supply in this edition of PorkPod.
Prepare today for a possible foreign animal disease outbreak
The first step for getting a premises identification number (PIN) is to contact your state animal health official’s office to talk to the identification program coordinator. AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DC DE FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV […]
Premises registration is the identification of a location where livestock are raised, housed, or pass through during commerce. The Premises Identification Number (PIN) is a standardized unique identifier assigned by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) after the site is registered through the state. Look up a PIN Verify a premises ID number and get printed barcode labels […]