Risk Assessments

Risk assessments (RA) support managed movement and permitting of animals and animal products during disease outbreaks.

University of Minnesota staff and individuals at the USDA-APHIS-VS Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health continue to work on proactive risk assessments. The following risk assessments have been completed.

Risk Assessment of Ready-to-Eat Pork Products from Premises Previous to the Establishment of a Control Area as a Source of Infection of Susceptible Livestock During a Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak in the United States.

All four documents are available on the UMN digital conservancy website.