Agriculture Biosecurity

Recent News

Mar 18, 2014

News Scan for Mar 18, 2014

Campus meningitis link
TB decline in Europe
Poultry inspection
Polio in Cameroon
Pig coronavirus detection
Feb 05, 2014

News Scan for Feb 05, 2014

Funds for bioterror drug
Salmonella policy for chicken
New porcine epidemic diarrhea virus
Oct 10, 2013

News Scan for Oct 10, 2013

Dengue evidence in Houston
Simulated livestock outbreak at KSU
Aug 02, 2012

National biosurveillance strategy aims to detect manifold threats

(CIDRAP News) – The Obama Administration this week unveiled the nation's first national biosurveillance strategy, designed to detect a range of threats, including bioterror attacks, infectious disease outbreaks, agricultural threats, and foodborne illness outbreaks.

Jul 13, 2012

NRC: Proposed or scaled-back new agro facility could meet BSL-4 needs

Jul 13, 2013 (CIDRAP News) – A National Research Council (NRC) review on the nation's options for a high-containment lab for studying the world's most contagious animal diseases found that a currently proposed facility set for construction in Manhattan, Kan., or a scaled-back version of it, could meet long-term needs.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

GAO (US Government Accountability Office). Homeland security: an overall strategy is needed to strengthen disease surveillance in livestock and poultry. GAO-13-424. May 21, 2013

GAO. Homeland security: an overall strategy is needed to strengthen disease surveillance in livestock and poultry. GAO-13-424. May 21, 2013

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