Foreign animal disease committee re-established
US Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns has announced
the intent to re-establish the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Foreign Animal
and Poultry Diseases. This will be for a period of two years.
believes that the Committee is necessary and is
in the interest o the public.
It is expected that the Committee will advise the Agriculture Secretary in
terms of both programme operations and measures in order to prevent, control and
eradicate outbreaks of destructive foreign animal and poultry diseases in the
event that such diseases enter into the country.
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