Livestock Exporters Association
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EU to US Swine and Pork Products Rule Announcement

Federal Register Notice–Extension Requested The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is seeking public comments on the paperwork and regulatory burdens associated with its regulations which require “… information collection activities, such as a certificate for pork and pork products, breeding swine, and swine semen; application for import or in-transit permit; and declaration of […]

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APHIS Administrator Names Chief Veterinary Officer

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service sent this bulletin on 02/08/2016 Dear Stakeholders:  Today, I am announcing Dr. Jack Shere as acting USDA Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) and Deputy Administrator for Veterinary Services. Acting in these roles, Dr. Shere will lead the program’s many employees in protecting and improving the health, quality, and marketability of […]

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APHIS Leadership Shifts Underway

On January 21st, Kevin Shea, Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Administrator, announced a key shift inside his top leadership team. 30 year veteran of APHIS’s Veterinarian Services and the current 12 year Chief Veterinarian Officer (CVO) of the United States will become the Chief Trade Advisor for Veterinary Services National Import Export Services staff effective […]

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