January 31, 2019
Over the last 10,000 years or so, pigs and humans have developed a close relationship. Ever since pigs were first domesticated, swine production has played a key role in sustaining human populations.
Continue reading: "We didn’t start the fire"
January 31, 2019
In partnership with the Swine Health Information Center and the U of M Swine Group, CAHFS has taken a novel approach to strengthening the United States market against global swine diseases.
January 31, 2019
CAHFS has long-standing partnerships with the nation’s leading pork organizations, which each play a crucial role in ensuring global swine health and combating the industry's biggest threats.
Continue reading: Protecting swine health
October 15, 2018
This summer the Center for Animal Health and Food Safety welcomed visiting scholar Dr. Xie Yihong, of the Guangxi Centers for Disease Control in Guangxi, China, funded with a scholarship from the University of Minnesota China Center.
October 4, 2018
It’s important to understand how animals, humans, and the environment play a part in AMR genes. Through a partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health, CAHFS and the VDL are conducting new research.
October 4, 2018
Communities of scientists, practitioners, food producers, and health professionals around the globe are working to better understand the implications of antimicrobial use and resistance.
July 18, 2018
CAHFS was formed in 2001 after high-profile public health issues sent shock waves through the agricultural community. Now 17 years later, the center plays a key role in protecting people from animal diseases & food borne illnesses.
April 27, 2018
Common carp are one of the world's most invasive and ecologically damaging fish, and current management strategies can have limited effectiveness and come with non-target impacts. Dr. Ken McColl will present Australia's interesting new management approach in a seminar Thursday May 3, 1:30-2:30pm.
March 12, 2018
This semester on the St. Paul Campus, CAHFS will present Webcast viewings of the events in the lecture series Antibiotic Resistance: Policy Challenges & Solutions, provided by the Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences. The third event, “Antibiotic Resistance Policy Challenges and Solutions," is April 3rd.
November 22, 2017
CAHFS-affiliated faculty Dr. Karin Hamilton and VPHPM resident Dr. Jacob DeVries have been in Kosovo this month leading a workshop "From the Farm to Table - Poulty Production" with the University of Prishtina. Various University of Minnesota (UMN) departments have entered this partnership project with World Learning in order to work with the Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary at University of Prishtina, Kosovo (FAV UP) with the primary goals to help develop, strengthen, and sustain a modern academic program for agriculture, food systems and veterinary education.