China Revises Animal Husbandry Law for Improved Disease Monitoring in Livestock

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, China’s top legislature, has passed a newly revised Animal Husbandry Law. The new law requires governments at or above the county level to incorporate animal husbandry development into their respective economic and social development plan; establish a modern livestock and poultry breeding system, and; improve disease monitoring of livestock and poultry to prevent public health risks.