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Pork industry requests FMD vaccine bank in farm bill

Pork industry requests FMD vaccine bank in farm bill

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) is asking Congress to consider funding for a Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccine bank in the 2018 Farm Bill.

The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) currently manages a vaccine bank at Plum Island, New York, but that only includes a vaccine antigen concentrate for a limited...




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