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Apple Trees From U.S. Under Quarantine in Canada

April 3, 2013 8:02 am0 comments
Apple Trees From U.S. Under Quarantine in Canada

Canada warned the United States Tuesday about a pest problem previously not seen in North America involving apple trees.  The organism does not poise any immediate threat to human health.   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has been notified by the Canadian […]

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NCBA Statement on Animal Disease Traceability Rule

December 20, 2012 9:19 am0 comments
NCBA Statement on Animal Disease Traceability Rule

WASHINGTON – National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Chief Veterinarian Kathy Simmons issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) final animal disease traceability (ADT) rule, which was announced by Secretary Vilsack this afternoon.   “NCBA has been an industry leader […]

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