April 3, 2019

US Pork Organizations Share USDA’s Non-Animal Origin Feed Ingredient Risk Evaluation Framework

The Swine Health Information Center along with the National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council, and American Association of Swine Veterinarians are sharing the recently published USDA Non-Animal Origin Feed Ingredient (NOFI) Risk Evaluation Framework: Scoping document.
April 3, 2019

US Pork Organizations Share New CFIA Feed Import Requirements

The Swine Health Information Center along with the National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council, and American Association of Swine Veterinarians are sharing with US producers and industry members the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA’s) new import requirements.
April 3, 2019

US Pork Organizations Share USDA’s ASF Entry Assessment

The Swine Health Information Center along with the National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council, and American Association of Swine Veterinarians are sharing with US producers and industry representatives USDA’s recently published Qualitative Assessment of the likelihood of African swine fever virus entry to the United States: Entry Assessment.
April 1, 2019

SHIC Helps Uncover Risk for ASF Introduction into the US via Air Passengers’ Luggage

In 2018, African swine fever (ASF) spread into Western Europe, and, for the first time, into China and Southeast Asia. Such dramatic change in the global epidemiological conditions of ASF has resulted in concerns the disease may continue to spread into disease-free regions, such as the US.
February 25, 2019

SHIC-Funded Study Offers to Predict PEDV Outbreaks

The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) collaborated with the Morrison Swine Health Information Project to enable a study applying machine-learning to predict porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PED) outbreaks on sow farms. The researchers were able determine it is possible to predict the probability of an outbreak when considering animal movements and environmental conditions.