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BIRD FLU RESPONSE DISCUSSED IN DES MOINES

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A MEETING OF THE IOWA LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE THAT REVIEWS STATE AGENCY RULES LED TO A BRIEFING ON BIRD FLU.

STATE SENATOR MIKE KLEMISH OF SPILLVILLE IS THE COMMITTEE’S CHAIRMAN WHO QUIZZED COLIN TADLOCK, A SPOKESMAN FOR THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
TADLOCK TOLD THE COMMITTEE ABOUT POTENTIAL IMPACTS:

BF1 OC………WORKER TESTING. :20

DR. JEFF KAISAND, THE STATE VETERINARIAN OF IOWA, SAYS THERE HAS BEEN A LOT OF COMMUNICATION WITH WHO IS BEING AFFECTED:

BF2 OC…….ON THE LINE. :18

TADLOCK ALSO DESCRIBED THE ADDITIONAL TESTING THAT’S HAPPENING IN NORTHWEST IOWA AROUND POULTRY OPERATIONS WHERE BIRD FLU HAS BEEN CONFIRMED.

BF3 OC…….SEND US RESULTS. :15

THE MEETING TOOK PLACE AT THE STATE CAPITOL IN DES MOINES.