Food Security: The Important Role Producers Play
Undeniably, United States livestock and wildlife are at risk of the introduction of exotic contagious diseases. Many experts believe the risk of a foreign animal disease (FAD) introduction is increasing. This incursion could be the result of natural occurrences, an accident, or an intentional act of bioterrorism. The entry of a FAD into the U.S. would be devastating to pork producers.