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.
What does FAD stand for?
FAD stands for Foreign Animal Disease
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We have 170 other meanings of FAD in our Acronym Attic
- Fleet Air Detachment (US Navy)
- Florida Association of the Deaf, Inc.
- Follow Any Day
- Fonds Africain de Développement (French: African Development Fund; est. 1972)
- Food Availability Decline (economics)
- For A Day
- For Additional Days
- Force Accounting Designator
- Force Activity Designator
- Foreign Affairs Division (various locations)
- Formación a Distancia (Spanish: Distance Training)
- Formal Agency Decision (military courts and review board agencies)
- Formazione a Distanza (Italian: Distance Learning)
- Formulation Authorization Document
- Forward Area Defense
- Forward Area Display
- Frame Assembler/Disassembler
- Free Air Delivery (compressors)
- Fresh Air Damper (various companies)
- Fresh Air Ducting
Samples in periodicals archive:
It would leave the nation without a high-containment laboratory capable of handling contagious foreign animal diseases.
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.
Scientists at Plum Island, often with the assistance of scientists from other countries, diagnose the pathogens that cause foreign animal diseases and then conduct research to, among other things, develop vaccines to protect against them.
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 United States has not experienced a widespread outbreak of a foreign animal disease as devastating to agriculture as H5N1, they say.
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.