Thousands of farm animals are being slaughtered and Great Britain’s farmers are in crisis because of an outbreak of highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease. A panel explains what foot and mouth disease is and talks about its impact on farmers and the agricultural markets.

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  • John Vidal of The Guardian
  • Chuck Lambert economist with the National Cattleman's Beef Association
  • Dr. Alphonso Torres deputy administrator of the Veterinary Service, and Animal and Plant Inspection Service at the USDA

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