One presentation at World Pork Expo was changed from influenza-focused to an update on what's known about Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus for producers and vets. Share this one with your barn staff as the National Pork Board's Dr. Lisa Becton presents.
This quick review on current status of antibiotic legislation provided by NPPC board member Bill Luckey at World Pork Expo.
First enacted in 2003, Animal Drug User Fee Act (ADUFA), and 2008, Animal Generic Drug User Fee Act (AGDUFA), allow the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to collect fees from animal health companies for the review and approval of animal health products, including ones for farm animals and pets. The fees supplement the agency’s annual congressionally-approved appropriations and have enabled FDA to dramatically reduce its review time for new animal drugs, bringing medications to market more quickly while maintaining high standards for safety and effectiveness.
Key spokesmen for the U.S. pork export trade were recently in Brussels to address their counterparts from other countries. This report from Brussels is an update on current issues and the U.S. perspective.
The discussion on Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) is already showing progress as witnessed by this panel hastily gathered for World Pork Expo. NPPC President-Elect Dr. Howard Hill emceed the discussion before the nearly full room of interested producers and health care providers.
A lot of information flowing from Des Moines during World Pork Expo. We'll be sharing conversations related to Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) as the story unfolds during the next few days. National Pork Producers Council CEO Neil Dierks briefed the press corps on the current status.