avian influenza

USDA, South Korea come to trade deal on HPAI detection

· March 19, 2018

The USDA has reached an agreement with South Korea that significantly reduces negative impacts on trade should another detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) occur in the United States. The agreement will allow for trade restrictions at the state level instead of the country level during any future HPAI detections. This action bolsters the […]

First DNA vaccine licensed for influenza in chickens

· November 14, 2017

AgriLabs has received USDA conditional approval of the first DNA vaccine ever licensed for chickens. The approval also represents the first for AgriLabs’ ExactVac DNA technology with ENABL adjuvant, the first DNA vaccine approved for influenza for veterinary use, and among the first DNA vaccines approved in the United States for food animals. The vaccine […]

Poultry producers defend the flock this migration season

· October 17, 2017

Migration season is underway. And with migrating wild birds comes the increased threat of disease for domestic chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) says now is the time to double down on biosecurity measures to protect your flock. Migratory birds face unusual migration challenges […]

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