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 2, 2019

April 2019 SHIC eNewsletter

SHIC Helps Uncover Risk for ASF Introduction into the US via Air Passengers’ Luggage
SHIC Learns ASF Identified in Cambodia
SHIC Commends USDA for Actions Relative to ASF Risks
SHIC Shares Resource for ASF Identification Poster
SHIC Shares USDA Literature Review on Non-Animal Origin Swine Feed Ingredients
SHIC Shares USDA’s ASF Entry Assessment
SHIC Shares USDA’s Non-Animal Origin Feed Ingredient Risk Evaluation Framework
SHIC Shares New CFIA Feed Import Requirements
Global Swine Disease Monitoring Report
Domestic Disease Monitoring Report
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.
March 20, 2019

SHIC Commends USDA for Actions Relative to ASF Risks

On March 19, 2019, USDA released information on the agency’s activities aimed at preventing the entry of African swine fever (ASF) into the US. Just last week, USDA-trained detector dogs were instrumental in the discovery and seizure of 1 million pounds of prohibited Chinese pork coming into the US through the port at Newark, New Jersey, and headed to destruction per policy.