July 17, 2018

SHIC-Funded Feed Risk Studies Lead to Stakeholder Meeting

In May 2017, the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) released information from a study it funded showing the potential for viruses to contaminate and survive in feed ingredients.
July 3, 2018

SHIC Investigates SVA Outbreak that Threatened a Plant’s Operations

Senecavirus A (SVA or Seneca Valley Virus) infection is indistinguishable from foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and other swine vesicular disease, so every outbreak, including at harvesting plants, must be investigated.
July 2, 2018

July 2018 SHIC eNewsletter

SHIC Contributes to Strengthening FMD Prevention and Preparedness
SHIC Engaged in JEV Investigation and Development of Convenient Test
SHIC Drives Improved Readiness for Emerging Disease in North American Pork Industry with PCR Catalog
July Disease Monitoring Reports Posted
Calling the Cavalry When New Disease Is Detected
SHIC Board Approves Project to Examine Future Industry Needs and Confirms Mission Statement
SHIC Working Groups Enable Nimble Response and Action
June 26, 2018

SHIC Board Approves Project to Examine Future Industry Needs and Introduces PCR Assay Catalog

For Immediate Release: June 25, 2018 Ames, Iowa — Always concerned about the future of the pork industry, the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) Board of […]
June 26, 2018

SHIC Contributes to JEV Investigation and Development of Convenient Test

While Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) is endemic in Asia and the Pacific, many countries like the United States don’t have and don’t want this disease.