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USDA Now Requires PED Reporting
Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:49 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- U.S. hog producers will now be required to report incidents of both the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus and swine delta coronavirus to the government, U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Friday. Until now, reporting of the diseases was only voluntary.

In addition to being required to report the PED and SDC viruses, producers also will be required to track movements of pigs, vehicles and other equipment leaving affected premises, though movements will still be allowed, according to a USDA news release.

Since it was first confirmed in the U.S. last year, PED has spread to nearly 30 ...

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