August 17, 2015

AI causes ‘staggering’ impact on US exports

Although no detections of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been recorded in the U.S. for more than seven weeks, the toll the virus has taken on the U.S. poultry and egg industry this year is staggering.  The impact of lost exports alone – the result of a flurry of AI-related trade restrictions imposed on imports US poultry and egg products – reached nearly $390 million during the first half of 2015.  Read More

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