Food safety is a big concern for many right now, but we would like educate that we here in the US and South Dakota are producing safe and nutritious products!

Click on links below for more information:

https://www.usda.gov/coronavirus

https://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/newsletter/food-safety-and-Coronavirus.html

Sign Up for South Dakota’s Porkline Magazine

Reach out to nontraditional channels for sales and\or gifting adult pigs.

https://www.sdppc.org/sd-producers-independent-selling/   https://www.sdppc.org/sd-inspected-processing-facilities/

In the event of no other options, contact State officials to determine depopulation options and proper disposal management.

SOUTH DAKOTA Animal Industry Board: Dr. Dustin Oedekoven : State Veterinarian Department: South Dakota Animal Industry Board Office Address: 411 S Fort St Pierre, SD 57501 Office Telephone No: (605) 773-3321 Fax No: (605) 773-5459 E-mail : dustin.oedekoven@state.sd.us Health Certificate Email: aibmail@state.sd.us

South Dakota Pork Producers Council, Glenn Muller : Executive Director, 4615 West Homefield Drive, Sioux Falls, SD 57106. Office (605) 332-1600 www.sdpork.org

SD Dept of Environment and Natural Resources: 523 E Capitol Ave, Pierre, SD 57501. Office (605) 773-5559. https://denr.sd.gov/

Contact your Local Veterinarian to help with site specific depopulation and carcass disposal.

https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/ourfocus/animalhealth/emergency-management/carcass-management/carcass/carcass-mgmt-home

https://library.pork.org/share/10AE42FE-263E-4B2A-AF87D29206B32CDA/?mediaId=6FBA64B9-88C0-4D7C-B0FCB743BC4C80DB

Keep detailed records, documenting why depop is necessary and rationale for the selected methods. https://library.pork.org/share/10AE42FE-263E-4B2A-AF87D29206B32CDA/?mediaId=DAC5BD2C-9B4C-4CAA-8348CB93991B58CC

Take care of yourself and others – https://www.aasv.org/Resources/Wellbeing/index.php

https://www.sdppc.org/mental-health-resources/

April 12, 2019

Foreign Animal Disease Resources

African Swine Fever Risk Means It’s Time for Action   The African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in China and in many other countries around the world is wreaking havoc on the international pork industry. Fortunately, ASF is not in the United States at this time, but the possibility of it or other foreign animal disease […]

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