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S&T Proactively Preparing for African Swine Fever

With up to a 100 percent mortality rate in pigs, African Swine Fever continues to spread in Asia, Europe and Africa. DHS S&T is meeting this emerging threat now with a newly published Master Question List. 

S&T African Swine Fever Factsheet

African Swine Fever (ASF) is a high-threat foreign animal disease that is highly transmissible and results in up to 100% mortality in swine.

DHS and USDA Move to Protect American Farmers and Ensure Continued Flow of America’s Food Supply

The Department of Homeland Security, with the support of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), has announced a temporary final rule to change certain H-2A requirements to help U.S. agricultural employers avoid disruptions in lawful agricultural-related employment, protect the nation’s food supply chain, and lessen impacts from the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency. These temporary flexibilities will not weaken or eliminate protections for U.S. workers.


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