The U.S. has robust safeguards against the incursion of foreign animal diseases and they have been very effective. Quietly and effectively, these firewalls have kept U.S. beef producers in the clear. However, the threat never goes away; if anything, it continues to grow. Annette Jones, California state veterinarian, explains some simple biosecurity measures cattlemen can take to ensure their animals remain healthy.
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