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Potential economic consequences of African swine fever and its control in the United States

E. Hunt McCauley

Potential economic consequences of African swine fever and its control in the United States

by E. Hunt McCauley

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Published by University of Minnesota, Institute of Agriculture, Forestry and Home Economics, Dept. of Agricultural and Applied Economics in St. Paul .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African swine fever.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E. H. McCauley and W. B. Sundquist.
    SeriesStaff papers series - University of Minnesota, Dept. of Agricultural and Applied Economics ; P79-11
    ContributionsSundquist, W. Burt.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 leaves ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14191080M

    Disinfection of foot-and-mouth disease and African swine fever viruses with citric acid and sodium hypochlorite on birch wood carriers Peter W. Kruga,*, Christopher R. Larsona,b, Angelique C. Eslamia,b, Luis L. Rodrigueza aForeign Animal Disease Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Plum Island Animal Disease Center, Greenport, NY. obtained for African swine fever provide a basis for the enhancement of risk-based surveillance systems and disease prevention programmes in the European Union. Citation: Costard S, Jones BA, Martı´nez-Lo´pez B, Mur L, de la Torre A, et al. () Introduction of African Swine Fever into the European Union through Illegal.

    A Study of the Potential Economic Impact of Foot-and-Mouth Disease in the United States "Potential Economic Consequences of African Swine Fever and its Control in the United States" E. Hunt McCauley and W. Burt Sundquist. Staff Paper P, St. Paul, MN: University of Minnesota, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, April The Swine Health Protection Act (7 U.S.C. et seq., referred to below as the Act) is intended to protect the commerce, health, and welfare of the people of the United States by ensuring that food waste fed to swine does not contain active disease organisms that pose a risk to domestic swine.

    The United States responds to the threat. Because of the importance of agriculture in our economy, terrorists with a variety of motives, from seeking the economic destruction of the United States to gaining notoriety through a low-casualty attack, may seek to intentionally spread livestock disease (Hugh-Jones , Casagrande ). The. African swine fever virus (ASFV) is a large, double-stranded DNA virus in the Asfarviridae family. It is the causative agent of African swine fever (ASF). The virus causes a hemorrhagic fever with high mortality rates in domestic pigs; some isolates can cause death of animals as quickly as a week after persistently infects its natural hosts, warthogs, bushpigs, and soft ticks of.


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Hearing Under H. Res. 154, a Resolution Authorizing the Committee on D.C. To Inquire into the Government of Said District and H. Res. 200, a Resolution Authorizing the Payment of the Expenses of the Committee Appointed by the Committee on D.C., or the Chairman Thereof, To Investigate and Make Inquiry into the Various Departments of Government in D.C., and into the Management and Conduct of All Public-Utility Corporations Doing Business in Said District.

Hearing Under H. Res. 154, a Resolution Authorizing the Committee on D.C. To Inquire into the Government of Said District and H. Res. 200, a Resolution Authorizing the Payment of the Expenses of the Committee Appointed by the Committee on D.C., or the Chairman Thereof, To Investigate and Make Inquiry into the Various Departments of Government in D.C., and into the Management and Conduct of All Public-Utility Corporations Doing Business in Said District.

Potential economic consequences of African swine fever and its control in the United States by E. Hunt McCauley Download PDF EPUB FB2

McCauley, E. Hunt & Sundquist, W. Burt, "Potential Economic Consequences Of African Swine Fever And Its Control In The United States," Staff Papers   African swine fever (ASF) is diminishing pork production in East Asia, especially China, but the global economic costs of ASF are unclear.

4 Strategic challenges to global control of African swine fever Socio-economic impact The global spread of ASF is a worldwide threat to the livestock sector, impacting the livelihoods of farmers and stakeholders, with the potential to have severe consequences for food security.

African swine fever causes substantial economic losses in the swine industry in affected countries. Traditionally confined to Africa with only Cited by: 1. caused by the disease.

The outbreaks of African swine fever lead to lose of capacity to re-stock and produce, thus resulting in loss of livelihood of many poor farmers. It also reduces the poor communities’ access to high-quality and cheap animal proteins. For these reasons, African swine fever is File Size: 1MB. African Swine Fever Surveillance in the United States APHIS is furthering its overall African swine fever (ASF) preparedness efforts with the implementation of a surveillance plan.

To make this program as effective and efficient as possible, USDA will add ASF testing to our existing classical swine fever (CSF) surveillance. Introduction. African swine fever (ASF), a fatal, haemorrhagic, viral infection of pigs, is regarded by many as the most important of all pig diseases (Sanchez-Vizcaino et al.,Penrith et al., ).This is due to its transboundary nature, the often high case fatality rate (Plowright et al.,Penrith and Vosloo,Costard et al., ), the fear it instigates in affected.

4 African swine fever: new challenges and measures to prevent its spread Figure 2: Risk map of African swine fever virus introduction into the European Union through illegal imports of pig products from Africa and Eastern Europe (Costard et al., ).

Transport-associated contaminated fomites A semi-quantitative analysis was made of the risk of contaminated trucks or international means of. African swine fever (ASF)—first described in Kenya in the s—is a contagious hemorrhagic disease of wild and domestic pigs.

It is often characterized by high morbidity and mortality rates. ASF is a notifiable disease to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). The disease does not pose a risk to human health.

In case of a classical swine fever outbreak in the European Union (EU), its control is based upon the culling of swine on infected farms, movement restrictions in the protection and surveillance. Council Directive /60/EC of 27 June laying down specific provisions for the control of African swine fever and amending Directive 92//EEC as regards Teschen disease and African swine fever (OJ L, p.

27). African swine fever in Zambia: Potential financial and production consequences for the commercial sector Article (PDF Available) in The Japanese journal of veterinary research 44(2) African swine fever (ASF) is one of the most serious transboundary animal diseases because of its high lethality for pigs, its crippling socio-economic consequences and its propensity for rapid and unanticipated international spread.

Transboundary animal diseases (TADs) are defined for EMPRES (Emergency Prevention System for. Highly contagious or transmissible disease and has the potential for very rapid spread irrespective of national borders, causing serious socio-economic or public health consequences.

This term is used in the global setting, as nothing is technically exotic or foreign. African swine fever (ASF) is a notifiable infectious disease. The disease is endemic in certain regions in Eastern Europe constituting a risk of ASF spread toward Western Europe.

Therefore, as part of contingency planning, it is important to continuously explore strategies that can effectively control an epidemic of ASF.

A previously published and well documented simulation model for ASF. CONTROL OF AFRICAN SWINE FEVER IN THE EU The key role of hunters African swine fever (ASF) is a devastating, usually deadly, infectious disease of pigs and wild boar for which no vaccine exists.

The consequences of the disease affect: 1. Farms and the economy: • the virus kills animals. • economic losses for EU farmers are aggravated by. McCauley, E.H., and Sundquist, W.B. Potential Economic Consequence of African Swine Fever and its Control in the United States.

Staff Paper P, Institute of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Minnesota. • African swine fever (ASF) is caused by African swine fever virus (ASFV), which is the only known arthropod-borne DNA virus.

• Currently, ASF is not present in the United States, but it is a high consequence, foreign, notifiable swine disease, and the economic consequences associated with an introduction could be catastrophic.

African Swine Fever (ASF) | IF VERSION 2 NEW Potential Impacts to U.S. Pork Industry If ASF were to be detected in the United States, the consequences to the U.S.

pork industry could be severe. Upon detection of ASF in the U.S. hog population, U.S. export markets would likely impose restrictions on imports. African swine fever virus (ASFV) is the cause of a highly contagious and fatal disease in domestic swine, but no vaccine or effective medicine is available so far, therefore, looking for a novel and effective anti-ASFV agent is a very imperative mission.

African swine fever (ASF) is one of the most important swine diseases, mainly because of its significant sanitary and socioeconomic consequences.

This review gives an update on the epidemiology of the disease and reviews key issues and strategies to improve control of the disease and promote its. Simulating the epidemiological and economic effects of an African swine fever epidemic in industrialized swine populations.

Halasa T(1), Bøtner A(2), Mortensen S(3), Christensen H(3), Toft N(2), Boklund A(2). Author information: (1)Section for Epidemiology, National Veterinary Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark.African swine fever U.S.

Department of Agriculture (USDA). African swine fever National Pork Board. African swine fever: what you need to know World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) African Swine Fever is a severe viral disease of swine that results in major animal health and economic impacts.

Skin lesions on an ASF infected pig. From USDAFile Size: KB.