APHIS Stakeholder Meeting on March 27 in Atlanta

March 22, 2018

USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced a meeting, Low Pathogenicity Avian Influenza:  A Discussion with Stakeholders.  This will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Atlanta Airport Marriott.  During the meeting, APHIS personnel will provide the rationale behind its Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza Indemnity and Compensation Policy and Controlled Marketing Policy.

Chad Gregory, UEP President, and Oscar Garrison, UEP SVP of Food Safety Regulatory Affairs, plan to attend and will present the challenges related to LPAI and controlled marketing associated with large layer farms.  APHIS is seeking participation from all poultry sectors at this meeting in order to have a comprehensive discussion.

Below are the links for the meeting registration.  The hotel block is now closed.  Click here for a draft agenda.  A working agenda will be available soon.

Register for Low Pathogenicity Avian Influenza: A Discussion with Stakeholders