Plan to attend Safe Pork 2013 Conference

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Register today for the 10th International Conference on the Epidemiology and Control of Foodborne Pathogens and Antimicrobial Resistance in Pigs and Pork. Early registration fees apply through July 15, 2013.

The Safe Pork 2013 conference will take place September 9-12, 2013 at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Portland, Maine. Information about registration and the conference can be found at

Worldwide participants are invited to attend and will include researchers, policy makers and industry representatives active in control and prevention of zoonoses of pig origin and other food safety concerns for pigs and pork.

The conference will also include presentations from invited speakers Dr. H. Morgan Scott (United States), Dr. Marisa Ribeiro Cardoso Itapema (Brazil), Dr. Jianzhong Shen D.V.M., Ph.D. (China) and Dr. Jordi Serratosa (Spain). Safe Pork 2013 includes a guest program, off-property tours and local experiences in picturesque Maine.

With worldwide discussion and participation, the conference is expected to cover the food chain from feed sources through abattoir pre-chill. The conference will also include food safety issues involving bacterial, viral and parasitic pathogens, chemical contaminants including environmental and antimicrobial residues and antimicrobial resistance.

Beginning in Ames, Iowa, the biennial conference has offered many subjects in the field of food safety in pigs and pork. In past years, the Safe Pork conference has presented the EU SALINPORK programme (European Union “Salmonella in pork” research project), results of the 2009 investigations on MRSA and an emphasis on antimicrobial resistance in 2011.

For more information on conference registration, contact:

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London, On  |  June, 04, 2013 at 10:21 PM

Found a viral strain crashed through the hog population 2 years ago, purss. Is there any know animal to human transfer. or vica vesra relating to MRSA

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