July 15, 2001

International

posted July 1, 2001 Dr. Lonnie King, dean of the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, with the three conference organizers—Dr. Isabel Carbajal, Texas A&M University; Dr. Corrie Brown, University of Georgia; and Dr. Gale Wagner, Texas A&M University. Recent events such as foot-and-mouth disease in South America and Europe, and bovine spongiform encephalopathy as well as dioxin pollution in Europe, have highlighted the complex nature of global trade, the fragility of the food chain, and the critical importance of veterinarians in the detection and effective control of these problems. An international conference, "Preparing the Veterinary Profession for Corporate and Trade Issues in the Americas," was hel ...

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