BSE, National ID Program, and FO 135 Reform

Dr. Allen Young
USU Extension Dairy Specialist

If you read my ramblings article, you probably will recognize that the web sites I selected this month are related to comments I made in the article. I strongly urge you to become well informed on these topics because they will have an impact on how you do business in the future. You are the BEST spokespersons for your industry; however, that applies ONLY if you are correctly informed. The sites are:

BSE:

USDA www.usda.gov/news/releases/2003/06/resources.html
Dairy Herd Management www.dairyherd.com/news_editorial.asp?pgID=734&ed_id=3134
FDA www.fda.gov/oc/opacom/hottopics/bse.html
CDC www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/cjd/cjd.htm
FSIS www.fsis.usda.gov/oa/topics/bse.htm

National ID program: usaip.info/bovineplan.htm

Federal Milk Marketing Order 135: www.fmmaseattle.com/ ©