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.
An Assessment of the Risk Associated with the Movement of Weaned Pigs Within, Into, and Outside of a Control Area during a Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak in the United States.
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
All four ready-to-eat pork product documents are available on the UMN digital conservancy website.
Other proactive risk assessments can be found at this link.