If foot and mouth disease (FMD) is found in United States livestock, Regulatory Officials will limit the movement of animals and animal products to try to control the spread of this very contagious animal disease.
Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is not a public health or food safety concern.
Meat and milk are safe to eat and drink.
The Secure Goat, Milk & Mohair Supply Plan for Continuity of Business (SGMMS) provides information and guidance to help producers prepare before an outbreak. There is no requirement for producers to do anything, but having a plan in place will help them be in a better position to:
The International Goat Association promotes goat research and development for the benefit of humankind, to alleviate poverty, to promote prosperity and to improve the quality of life.