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Reduce Animal Disease

Rosemary Sifford Headshot Goal Leader: Dr. Rosemary Sifford, Associate Deputy Administrator, Veterinary Services (VS)

Goal Statement: To effectively control the spread of animal diseases, USDA supports animal health professionals and other agency partners who use identification technology to quickly trace potentially diseased animals. By September 30, 2021, at least 55 percent of all USDA approved identification tags distributed for cattle will be electronic Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags.

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