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)).
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.
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
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.