When an infected animal moves from one farm to another, it might introduce a pathogen to that one farm. When a feed supplier, sales person, inspector or veterinarian visits an infected farm, the pathogen could spread to
Land Line, the business magazine for professional truckers, had an article on its website recently about a proposal by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service that would hold transp
When the rinderpest virus broke out in Africa in the 1890s, death loss in cattle herds across eastern and southern Africa reached 80 to 90%, triggering a massive famine, with millions of people dying across the region.
At USDA, we use a One Health approach that embraces the idea that problems arising at the intersection of the health of humans, animals, and the environment can be solved only through a coordinated multidisciplinary app
The FDA this week announced an open period for applications for grants to support the development of new animal drugs intended to treat uncommon diseases (minor uses) in major species, or to treat minor species (MUMS).
Today, the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases (IIAD), a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence, along with the Texas Center for Applied Technology (TCAT), a part of the Texas A