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Emerging Animal Diseases: Actions Needed to Better Position USDA to Address Future Risks
John Neumann (au); Timothy M. Persons (au)
Pork is consumed more than any other meat worldwide, and there are numerous other products made with ingredients from pigs, including medical products, such as insulin to treat diabetes. The U.S. is the worldäó»s third-largest producer of pork products. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimated that U.S. pork exports in 2014 were valued at over $6 billion. Two lethal, highly contagious diseases in pigs emerged in the U.S. in 2013 and 2014, causing the deaths of millions of pigs. The two emerging diseases are collectively known as Swine Enteric Coronavirus Diseases (SECD). This report examines (1) the initial response to the SECD outbreaks; (2) USDAäó»s subsequent actions to manage SECD; and (3) steps USDA has taken to improve its future response to emerging animal diseases. Tables and figures. This is a print on demand report.
Where the Domino Fell: America & Vietnam, 1945 to 1990
Sagas of Icelanders: A Selection
In the Combat Zone: Special Forces Since 1945
Fourth Book of Sexual Questions & Answers
Rudy!: An Investigative Biography of Rudy Giuliani
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