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.
June 7, 2019

June 2019 SHIC eNewsletter

SHIC-Funded Study Examines Biosecurity of International Genetics Transport
SHIC Supports OIE African Swine Fever Resolution
SHIC Helps to Offer a New Approach on Feed Mitigation Evaluation
SHIC-Funded Study Demonstrates Transfer of Livestock Trailer Contamination to Barns
US Customs and Border Protection Responds to Reports About Lack of Secondary Screening
SHIC Board of Directors Met June 6
May Domestic Disease Monitoring Report
May Global Disease Monitoring Report
May 15, 2019

US Customs and Border Protection Responds to Reports About Lack of Secondary Screening

Keeping African swine fever (ASF) out of the United States requires more than diligence on the farm. International travelers returning home, or those visiting from other countries, present another significant risk.
May 13, 2019

SHIC-Funded Study Demonstrates Transfer of Livestock Trailer Contamination to Barns

The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) funded a pilot study to determine if a fluorescent powder could be used to study the transfer of contamination from livestock trailers to barns during marketing events. Conducted by staff from Iowa State University (ISU) in collaboration with Iowa Select Farms, the study addresses concerns that livestock trailers are frequently contaminated with PRRSV, PEDV, and other pathogens at swine slaughter plants in the US.
May 8, 2019

May 2019 SHIC eNewsletter

Research on Viral Transmission in Feedstuffs Yields New Information
SHIC Collaborates with University of Minnesota to Host Workshop to Examine Vitamins’ Role in Feed Security
May Domestic Disease Monitoring Report
May Global Disease Monitoring Report