Transmissible Diseases Of Poultry & Avian Species

Committee on Poultry and Other Avian Species

The purpose of the Committee on Poultry and Other Avian Species is to provide information and advice to the United States Animal Health Association on issues pertaining to the health of animals of the avian species and the hygiene of raw foods of avian origin. Specifically, the committee provides a representative forum for interested private and public sector individuals and organizations to:

A. Study the science of the health of animals of the avian species and the hygiene of raw foods of avian origin and convey, through comprehensive committee reports, pertinent information regarding current issues in these areas.

B. Advise, through recommendations and proposed resolutions, a means to unify, so far as possible, laws, regulations, policies and methods pertaining to the prevention, control and eradication of transmissible diseases of the avian species; and hygiene of raw foods of avian origin.

Committee Roster

Reports

Presentations:

2017

2016

2015

2014

Subcommittee on Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease:

Resolutions

2013

Resolution 17: OBJECTION TO SALMONELLA LINKED TO HUMAN ILLNESSES BEING DECLARED ADULTERANTS

2012

Resolution 28: SUPPORT FOR FOREIGN AND EMERGING ANIMAL DISEASE FUNDING

2011

Resolution 30: UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE’S ROLE IN PRE-HARVEST FOOD SAFETY

2010

Resolution 6: UNITED STATES NATIONAL LIST OF REPORTABLE ANIMAL DISEASES

Resolution 42: SECURE EGG SUPPLY PLAN FOR WHOLE SHELL EGGS, EGG PRODUCTS, AND DAY-OLD CHICKS WITHIN, OUT OF, AND INTO HIGHLY PATHOGENIC AVIAN INFLUENZA DISEASE CONTROL AREAS (View SES Plan Here)

Resolution 44: URBAN CHICKENS/POULTRY-NEED FOR TARGETED EDUCATION AND FUNDING FOR PEOPLE IN METROPOLITAN AREAS RAISING POULTRY

Resolution 45: INVOLVEMENT OF VETERINARIANS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION SALMONELLA ENTERITIDIS RULE

2009

Resolution 5: FAILURE OF IMPORTING COUNTRIES TO FOLLOW WORLD ORGANIZATION FOR ANIMAL HEALTH GUIDELINES FOR IMPORTATIONS OF ANIMALS

Resolution 27: PROPOSAL TO MAINTAIN AND ENHANCE POULTRY TUMOR VIRUS AND GENETIC DISEASE RESISTANCE RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Resolution 28: COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FUNDING FOR NOTIFIABLE AVIAN INFLUENZA SURVEILLANCE

Resolution 30: CONTAINMENT OF VERY VIRULENT INFECTIOUS BURSAL DISEASE VIRUS IN CALIFORNIA

2008

Resolution 33: Additional Resources for Validation of Genomics-Based Pathogen Detection Technologies

2007

Resolution 53: Amendment of the National Organic Program Section 205.239 to Make Access to the Outdoors Optional for Poultry

Resolution 54: Movement Protocols for Eggs, Egg Products, and Day-Old Chicks within, out of, and into Disease Control Areas

Resolution 55: Inclusion of Swine and Poultry Workers in Pandemic Influenza Planning

Resolution 56: Low Pathogenicity Avian Influenza Program Funds

Resolution 57: Need for Ongoing Funding for Development of Additional Methods for Depopulation of Poultry and Livestock

2006

Resolution 44: Water-Based Foam for Mass Depopulation of Poultry

2005

Resolution 44: Importation of Raw Game Bird Carcasses From Areas Known to be Infected with Newcastle Disease and Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

Resolution 45: Final Approval and Implementation of the National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) Control Program for Low Pathogenicity H5/H7 Avian Influenza (AI) in Commercial Poultry

Resolution 46: Amendment of the National Organic Program Section 205.239, Requiring Access to the Outdoors, to Make Access Optional and to Provide for Confinement During Outbreaks of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

2004

Resolution 5: Salmonella Performance Standards