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Exotic diseases
Planning ahead for PED

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A CONTINGENCY plan for the pig industry, which would be activated if porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDv) arrived in the UK, has been completed, the British Pig Executive (BPEX) has announced. The plan, which was initiated by the Pig Health and Welfare Council, is described as a living document and BPEX says it would change as the disease situation developed.

The plan has been collated by Martin Smith, BPEX's veterinary …

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