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What does FAD stand for?

FAD stands for Foreign Animal Disease

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pork producers about the magnitude of the threat posed to their industry by foreign animal diseases (FADS) that reach American shores each day via people and goods coming on planes, ships and shipping services, what's being done to reduce it and how producers should take action themselves.
Byline: ANI Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study by researchers from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease (NCFAD) and American scientists suggests that the 1918 and 2009 H1N1 flu was probably not spread by birds.
This BSL-4 lab will be the only one in the United States to integrate several aspects of research, including how lethal agents could be used as bio-weapons; how diseases pass between humans and animals; and how emerging foreign animal diseases spread.
The cooperation has been fruitful, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), largely because the two departments "created a detailed strategy to guide their joint work on the island's two critical functions--conducting research on foreign animal diseases and providing diagnostic services to identify such diseases.