USDA Webinar Recording:
This webinar presented by the USDA provides a general overview of the new regulations for contingency planning and training of personnel that were published in the Federal Register on December 3, 2021. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service issued a final rule on December 31, 2012. The contingency planning rule took effect on January 3, 2022. The webinar also covers minor revisions to the requirements to better ensure that entities responsible for animals regulated under the Animal Welfare Act are prepared to safeguard the health and welfare of such animals in the event of possible emergencies or disasters.