Using feed safety to prevent pathogen transmission

Feed is a main gateway to pathogens as it touches everything and can travel longer across the value chain.

Recent outbreaks of avian influenza (AI) and ASF have prompted animal producers to review and tighten biosecurity measures, writes ERIC CHEW*.

These diseases can be spread by a variety of fomites, which can range from wildlife to vehicles that carry bacterial and viral pathogens.

Effective pr...

Sign in  as a member, or Join our Community  for free to unlock the full article.