Australia's pig industry reviews PigPass
Australia's pig industry will be reviewing the PigPass
National Vendor Declaration (NVD) scheme.
was implemented in July 2006 as part of a pig
traceability system designed to meet the national performance standards for
The review of the current version, PigPass NVD Version 2, hopes to get
feedback from all those people and institutions who are involved in pig
It will also incorporate outcomes of other initiatives such as a risk
assessment of stockfeed and feed ingredients presently being conducted by
Australian Pork Limited.
It is hoped that the review will mainly focus on the operational experience
and feedback from all sectors of the industry that have used, or had some
association with, PigPass NVD Versions 1 and 2 over the past six months.
All these elements have to improve PigPass Version 3, planned to be
launched between April-May 2007.
Related links:Australian Pork Limited
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