Avian influenza status update: US dairy and beef

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been detected in dairy cows in 12 US states. There are two new positive cases in humans, and the USDA has announced additional funding to identify and address spread of the disease. The FDA reiterates that pasteurized dairy products and ground beef are safe for human consumption. We outline the latest HPAI developments in the US dairy and beef sectors.