Livestock Groups Call for FMD Vaccine Bank

The American Sheep Industry Association joined with cattle, pork and dairy producers as well as more than 100 other state and national organization to urge congress to include funding in the upcoming farm bill for a foot and mouth disease vaccine bank. The ability to rapidly vaccinate susceptible livestock in the face of an FMD outbreak is critical and absent funding in the next farm bill, the U.S. is not prepared to adequately respond in the face of an FMD outbreak.

The letter in its entirety is available on our website at: https://d1cqrq366w3ike.cloudfront.net/http/DOCUMENT/SheepUSA/FMD%20vaccine%20bank.pdf.