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1. Better Buy Bacon

If Dr. Cassie Jones’ presentation on African swine fever (ASF) at last week’s Purchasing and Ingredient Suppliers Conference didn’t scare you, then I really don’t know what will! Jones, the undergraduate research coordinator in Kansas State University’s Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, gave a chilling update on the status of the virus that has ravaged parts of the Eastern Hemisphere over the past three years.

Tags: African swine fever, Pigs
By Lacie Dotterweich
2. Chinese Demand for Meat and Milk = New Export Opportunities

From the moment I started at the American Feed Industry Association, I have been consumed with all things China--the restrictions, barriers, questions, unknowns, complexities and just plain confusion of trying to get U.S. animal food products into that market.  

Tags: Trade, African swine fever, Beef, Dairy, China
By Gina Tumbarello
3. Virtual PISC Proves Animal Food Industry is Open for Business

Last week, we all settled into our home office chairs to listen to industry experts discuss important issues affecting the animal food industry. As a former Seattleite, I was looking forward to seeing industry colleagues in the Emerald City this past March for the American Feed Industry Association’s Purchasing and Ingredient Suppliers Conference, which was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the webinar series that replaced it did not disappoint!

Tags: Coronavirus, Capitol Hill, Online learning, PISC, African swine fever, Trade, Education
By Victoria Broehm
4. Practicing to Prepare for ASF

In order to get better at something, you must practice. That was drilled into me at a young age by a basketball coach I had as a pre-teen. I wanted to play college basketball so I practiced and practiced, I even slept with my basketball! That saying also goes for activities outside of sports too. So, practice indeed is what our U.S. government agencies and 14 state animal health authorities did in September, regarding a mock scenario of an African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in the U.S.

Tags: African swine fever, Ensuring a stable food supply
By Leah Wilkinson
5. Looming Questions on ASF

Roughly this time last year, we started hearing about the first outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) across China. Our rapid response team immediately activated, developing a multi-pronged action plan to address this issue. Now, more than a year later, with the disease still actively spreading across Europe and Asia, we realize that this threat, which has so far stayed outside of our borders, is still of grave concern. 

Tags: African swine fever, Ensuring a stable food supply
By Leah Wilkinson

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