Animal and Plant
Health Inspection Service

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Riverdale, MD 20737
Voice 301-851-4100
News Release

APHIS Issues Environmental Assessment for the Field Testing of a Vaccine Effective Against 3 Poultry Diseases – Infectious Laryngotracheitis, Marek’s Disease and Newcastle Disease!documentDetail;D=APHIS-2016-0028-0001


We are advising the public that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has prepared an environmental assessment concerning authorization to ship for the purpose of field testing, and then to field test, an unlicensed Infectious Laryngotracheitis-Marek's Disease-Newcastle Disease Vaccine, Serotype 3, Live Marek's Disease Vector. Based on the environmental assessment, risk analysis and other relevant data, we have reached a preliminary determination that field testing this veterinary vaccine will not have a significant impact on the quality of the human environment. We are making the documents available to the public for review and comment.

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