APHIS to Hold Foreign Animal and Poultry Disease Advisory Committee Meeting

by 5m Editor
19 July 2004, at 12:00am

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service will hold a meeting of the Foreign Animal and Poultry Disease Committee from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on August 4 and 5.

The meeting will be held at the USDA Center at Riverside, 4700 River Rd., Riverdale, Md.

Members of the committee advise the secretary of agriculture on necessary actions to prevent the introduction of foreign poultry and livestock diseases into the United States. Should these diseases be found, the committee also recommends contingency plans so that a state of preparedness is maintained.

Written statements related to meeting topics can be filed with the committee before or after the meeting. For more information or to file comments, contact Joseph Annelli, director outreach/liaison, emergency management, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 41, Riverdale, MD 20737-1231 or call (301) 734-8073. When submitting statements in writing, refer to Docket No. 04-069-1.

This notice is published in the July 16 Federal Register. APHIS documents published in the Federal Register and related information, including names of organizations and individuals who have commented on APHIS dockets, are available on the Internet at

Source: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service - 16th July 2004

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