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Jamaica’s CVO ends long AI bans

Ending two years of restrictions on poultry imports from 17 U.S. states because of avian influenza, Jamaica’s chief veterinary officer ended the bans on Friday.

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service informed USAPEEC late Friday that bans on Alabama, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Indiana, Idaho, California, Montana, Washington, Kansas, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Oregon.

See more information in the March 20 edition of MondayLine.

Second HPAI detection in Tennessee breeders

A second positive detection of highly pathogenic H7N9 avian influenza was confirmed last week in a commercial broiler breeder flock in Lincoln County, Tenn., according to an announcement by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

APHIS said the detection was confirmed by tests at Tennessee’s state diagnostic laboratory and by the National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa. Meanwhile, APHIS said on Saturday that tests have shown an exposure to H7N9 low pathogenic AI on a commercial premises in Christian County, Ky., and that virus isolation
tests are continuing.

See more in the March 20 edition of MondayLine.

PAN-PEQ elects new officers

Robert Toledano, president of Productos Toledano, a Panamanian chicken processor, has been installed as chairman of Panama Poultry Export Quota Inc. (PAN-PEQ), the export trading company that administers the quota auctions for the export of U.S. chicken leg quarters to Panama under terms of the U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement.

Toledano, who represents ANAVIP, the Panama National Poultry Association, replaces outgoing chairman Martin Piffaretti of Eastern Quality Foods, who was elected vice chairman by the PAN-PEQ board at the organization’s meeting last week in New Orleans. Piffaretti represents USAPEEC on the PAN-PEQ board.

See more in the March 20 edition of MondayLine.

USAPEEC Meetings

USAPEEC announces Cancun, Mexico as the 2017
Annual Meeting Destination
June 12–16, 2017
Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort

Early Bird registration is now available, the deadline is April 30th

Hotel Registration Deadline with Hotel Group Rate is May 8th

Meeting Registration Deadline without Penalty is May 15th

Registration and Sponsorship

Golf Tour

Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Resort
Early Bird Registration

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