Extension to Scrapie Comment Period

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service extended the comment period for the proposed rule to amend the regulations of the National Scrapie Eradication Program through Dec. 9. The comment period for the draft revised scrapie program standards is also extended through Dec. 9.

APHIS welcomes all comments on the proposed rule. The proposed rule is available at http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2007-0127. Comments can also be submitted and reviewed through this link.

Industry is encouraged to offer comments to this proposed rule. ASI’s detailed comments are available for review at www.sheepusa.org/IssuesPrograms_AnimalHealth_Scrapie.