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.
- RTE Risk Assessment Fact Sheet – Preslaughter Transfer of Animals
- FMDv Survival in Pork Products-Visual Guide
- FMDv Survival in Fresh Pork Meat- Information Sheet
Other proactive risk assessments can be found at this link.