NASDA is committed to working with intergovernmental agencies and industry stakeholders to foster a collaborative, One Health approach to animal health initiatives. State departments of agriculture regulate and oversee animal health programs in the state, while being the first line of defense against animal disease outbreaks.
An outbreak of a foreign animal disease, like African swine fever, could cripple the entire agricultural sector with long-lasting ramifications for the economic viability of U.S. livestock production. Timely prevention, identification, control, and, where appropriate, eradication of animal diseases is essential to U.S. agricultural production, food security, public health, animal welfare and international market access.
|2022 Animal Health One-Pager||APHIS Proposed Rule|
|USDA Talking Points on H5 Avian Influenza in Washington State||NASDA Survey on State Feed Regulations – July 19, 2002|
|New Foot-and-Mouth Disease Vaccine Gets Licensed For Use on Cattle||Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases Recommendations|
|USDA, DOI, and HHS Expand Screening for Highly Pathogenic H5N1 Avian Influenza in Migratory Birds||FMD Resource Site|
|USDA Proposes to Change Domestic Quarantine Regulations Regarding Exotic Newcastle Disease||United States Animal Health Report (APHIS) 2004|
|Third Death in Turkey Reported||Animal Health Briefs|