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Although the U.S. has not had foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) since 1929, it’s still affecting livestock elsewhere around the world—and that could return it here. According to the World Animal Health Organization, FMD circulates in 77 percent of the global livestock population, including in areas in Africa, the Middle East, Asia and South America.

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The USDA’s Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced they are reopening the comment period beginning Dec. 1 regarding a petition from a vaccine manufacturer seeking approval to produce a foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) vaccine on the U.S. mainland.

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Zoetis, Inc. has petitioned the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) for the manufacture of a “vaccine derived from a leaderless strain of the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) virus,” according to a notice in the Federal Register.

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Reflecting on the potential damage African Swine Fever is wrecking on China and now Europe, Pete thinks about FMD and what it could do to the U.S. cattle industry.