The mission of the Swine Health Information Center is to protect and enhance the health of the United States swine herd through coordinated global disease monitoring, targeted research investments that minimize the impact of future disease threats, and analysis of swine health data.

June 12, 2019

SHIC Helps to Offer a New Approach on Feed Mitigation Evaluation

Contaminated feed has been documented as a risk factor for the transboundary and domestic movement of viral pathogens, including porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV), African swine fever virus (ASFV), and Seneca Virus A (SVA, a surrogate for foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV)).
June 12, 2019

SHIC Supports OIE African Swine Fever Resolution

African swine fever (ASF) continues to impact the swine industry worldwide. During the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) annual meeting last week in Paris, member countries considered and passed a resolution regarding ASF.
June 12, 2019

SHIC-Funded Study Examines Biosecurity of International Genetics Transport

The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) continues to fund investigation into possible pathways of foreign animal disease into the US.

Our Goal

Our goal is to protect and enhance the health of the United States swine herd through targeted research investments that minimize the impact of future disease threats through collection and analysis of swine health data and global disease monitoring.