Workabeba (Abby) Yigzaw (301) 734-7255
Joelle Hayden (301) 734-0595
WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the members of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health. The following individuals will serve two-year terms on the committee:
The committee will advise the Secretary of Agriculture on actions related to prevention, surveillance and the control of animal diseases of national importance. In doing so, the committee will consider the implications of public health, conservation of natural resources and the stability of livestock economies.
The committee will meet for the first time in January 2011. A Federal Register notice will be published in the next few weeks containing all of the meeting details.
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