[Federal Register Volume 60, Number 144 (Thursday, July 27, 1995)]
[Page 38540]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 95-18479]


Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
[Docket No. 95-051-1]

Secretary's Advisory Committee on Foreign Animal and Poultry 
Diseases; Meeting

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: We are giving notice of a meeting of the Secretary's Advisory 
Committee on Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases.

PLACE, DATES, AND TIME OF MEETING: The meeting will be held in the 
Marrs-Valencia meeting room of the Embassy Suites Hotel, 1800 South 
Second Street, McAllen, TX 78503, (210) 686-3000. Sessions will be held 
from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on August 15-17, 1995.

Veterinarian, Emergency Programs, VS, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 84, 
Riverdale, MD 20737-1231, (301) 734-8073.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary's Advisory Committee on 
Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases (the Committee) advises the 
Secretary of Agriculture on actions necessary to prevent the 
introduction of foreign diseases of livestock and poultry into the 
United States. In addition, the Committee advises on contingency 
planning and on maintaining a state of preparedness to deal with these 
diseases, if introduced.
    Tentative topics for discussion at the upcoming meeting include: 
The status of avian influenza (AI) in Mexico; the status of AI 
surveillance activity in the United States; the status of H5 and H7 AI 
vaccine for production; Foot-and-Mouth Disease Vaccine Bank update; the 
status of vesicular stomatitis in the United States; update on 
emergency preparedness; workshop on global trade; the status of bovine 
spongiform encephalopathy surveillance; the status of hog cholera in 
Mexico; update of activities at the Plum Island Animal Disease Center; 
world disease status; and surveillance of emerging diseases.
    The meeting will be open to the public. However, due to time 
constraints, the public will not be allowed to participate in the 
Committee's discussions. Written statements on meeting topics may be 
filed with the Committee before or after the meeting by sending them to 
Dr. John Williams at the address listed under
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Written comments may also be filed at 
the time of the meeting. Please refer to Docket No. 95-051-1 when 
submitting your comments.
    This notice of meeting is given pursuant to section 10 of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act.

    Done in Washington, DC, this 20th day of July 1995.
Terry Medley,
Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 95-18479 Filed 7-26-95; 8:45 am]