Fish Vet Group
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Fish Vet Group Achieve USDA APHIS Approval

Fish Vet Group – the world’s largest aquaculture health provider – is pleased to announce USDA APHIS (Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service) approval.

Our US facility gains the approval of USDA APHIS for many of its diagnostic assays, thus permitting the lab to conduct regulatory testing in support of international trade. This testing is required as a biosecurity precaution by most countries, to ensure no transmission of certain aquatic pathogens in shipments of live fish.

Aquatic Veterinarian Dr. David Marancik of FVG U.S. explains the importance of this approval, “All of our facilities and applicable diagnostic tests have been assessed and passed by the USDA. This allows us to offer accredited fish health inspections and certification to the aquaculture industry, in addition to our veterinary and pathology services.  With all of this housed in one laboratory we are in a unique position to offer a full aquatic health service package”.

All of our facilities and applicable diagnostic tests have been assessed and passed by the USDA.

"As a specialized, aquatic diagnostic laboratory we have the expertise and experience to help fish farmers in the U.S. not only meet all their legal requirements, but also help prevent and manage disease outbreaks, improve efficiency and ultimately raise profitability. We are looking forward to the opportunities this approval will provide, and are excited to work with other veterinarians, health advisors and producers throughout the country, continuing to influence and improve the health of aquatic animals”.