ISU develops plan to contain swine disease outbreak

In the event of a foreign animal disease outbreak in the United States, the pork industry wants to be ready to face the challenges while maintaining business continuity for the pig farmers not directly affected by the disease.

Iowa State University’s (ISU) Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH) and other partners are working to establish a plan they could implement should a foreign animal disease hit the nation.

"The influenza outbreak in the poultry industry has been a real wake-up call to what can happen to an...

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