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The Center for Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS) plays a key role in protecting people from animal diseases and food-borne illnesses. Since its inception in 2001, CAHFS has responded to emerging animal health, public health, and food safety issues by partnering with local, national and international stakeholders to improve food safety and public health. High-quality work that is based on interdisciplinary engagement and responsiveness to the issues at hand are the hallmark of CAHFS.
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Influenza Fact Sheets  

Educate yourself on Influenza with our 1-2 page fact sheets.

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UMASH Annual Forum

CAHFS partner, the Upper Midwest Agricultural Health and Safety (UMASH) center is hosting its annual forum in Eau Claire Wisconsin on Thursday May 28th. Join the multidisciplinary working forum which will exam broad educational efforts to improve agricultural health and safety and reduce injuries through agricultural education.

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Daily News - Minnesota Cancels Bird Exhibitions for 2015
  • MN Board of Animal Health has cancelled all bird exhibitions at county fairs, swap meets, exotic sales and petting zoos
  • Preventing bird exhibitions is a measure of decrease commingling and prevent additional spread of H5N2
  • 4-H is looking into alternative ways to provide learning opportunities

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