National Animal Identification System: USDA Needs to Resolve Several Key Implementation Issues to Achieve Rapid and Effective Disease Traceback

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DIANE Publishing, 2008 - 84 pages
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Livestock production contributed $123 billion to the U.S. economy in 2006. In response to concerns about animal disease outbreaks, the U.S. Dept. of Ag. (USDA) announced in Dec. 2003 that it would implement a nationwide program -- the Nat. Animal Identification System (NAIS) -- to help producers and animal health officials respond quickly and effectively to animal disease events. This report determined: (1) how effectively USDA is implementing NAIS and the key issues identified by livestock industry groups, market operators, state officials, and others; (2) how USDA has distributed coop. agree. funds to help states and industry prepare for NAIS and evaluated the agreements┐ results; and (3) what are the costs to implement NAIS. Charts.
 

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