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Pork Industry Input Guides US Swine Health Improvement Plan Forward

More than 250 producers, veterinarians, swine health officials, state pork association officials and others recently met as delegates to the US Swine Health Improvement Plan meeting in Bloomington, Minnesota. The delegation discussed and passed resolutions and standards to bring more clarity and definition to the project works toward its goal of becoming a full USDA program designed to safeguard, certify and improve animal health.

"We're very pleased with the great discussions and action that took place at the 2022 house of delegates meeting as we seek to move the program forward," said Tyler Holck, DVM, US SHIP senior program coordinator, Iowa State University. "We would like to see even more producers, live-animal marketers and packers across the country join their peers in participating as we seek to grow this program in the months and years ahead."

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