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Trichinosis Plan in the Workspartment of Agriculture here announced that it is developing a new certification program for declaring pigs free of the parasite trichinae, the cause of trichinosis in humans.The program will be tested this fall in packing plants in Minnesota and Iowa, and could start on full-scale usage by the end of next year. According to agency officials, if such a system tests successfully,

Trichinosis Plan in the Works

partment of Agriculture here announced that it is developing a new certification program for declaring pigs free of the parasite trichinae, the cause of trichinosis in humans.

The program will be tested this fall in packing plants in Minnesota and Iowa, and could start on full-scale usage by the end of next year. According to agency officials, if such a system tests successfully, it could become a model for controlling other foodborne pathoge

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