Dr. Bennie Osburn, dean emeritus of the School of Veterinary Medicine at U.C. Davis, and director of outreach and training at the Western Institute for Food Safety and Security, writes in his letter to the editor of The New York Times that the critical role wildlife and domestic animals play in the spread of disease cannot be stressed enough. Wildlife have yielded 300 new viruses with the potential to infect people.
WIFSS delivered a 4-hour One-Health track at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Center for Continuing Professional Education Winter Conference.
The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has released an Action Plan that outlines the steps it will take to address Salmonella in meat and poultry products.
Why is a food safety veterinarian working so often with wildlife? Find out in The Uncommon Veterinarian Podcast on public health and food safety.