USDA Announces New Framework for Animal Disease Traceability


At a national meeting of all state departments of agriculture, the Texas Department of Agriculture learned today that USDA will develop a new framework for animal disease traceability in the United States. According to information announced at this meeting, the new framework will only apply to animals moved in interstate commerce. Please see attached news release for additional information.

More information on USDA's new direction on animal traceability and the steps to improve disease prevention and control are available at

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