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Fish Factor: Plummeting prices, flushed meds

...begun doing some fresh water testing in its Fish Monitoring Program with little data so far, said state veterinarian Bob Gerlach, and no marine sampling has been done."We have a small program with just two people so we rely on partners in the...
State lab testing hundreds of fish for contaminants

...the most basic questions regarding Alaska seafood: Is it safe to eat? So far the answer is yes, said the DEC's Bob Gerlach. But, he added, "everybody's watching, from rural communities to commercial fishermen." The federal Environmental...
30 pounds of beef recalled in Alaska in mad cow case

...retailers in the state, Fred Meyer and Carrs/Safeway, said they had received no meat involved in the recall. Dr. Bob Gerlach, the state veterinarian, said the U.S. Department of Agriculture is handling the recall...
Chicken Summit offers up advice for raising Juneau hens

...poultry, from the basics to more advanced topics such as those to be presented by state veterinarian Dr. Robert "Bob" Gerlach, who will talk on flock management, disease and parasite detection and egg handling. Wendy Smith will also present...
Plans to dump Mat-Su milk worry officials

...dispose of the milk on their properties, but officials are discussing alternatives, according to state veterinarian Bob Gerlach. Some officials fear the milk could contaminate lakes, creeks and rivers, he said. The four dairy farmers who provided...
State plans to combat avian flu

...initial test results for Asian H5N1 will be relayed immediately to the public, Mandsager said. State Veterinarian Bob Gerlach said the state will modify its advice to the public if and when the virus is detected in Alaska. Quarantines would...
2nd bacteria outbreak from raw milk reported on peninsula

...the shareholders, Cooper said."If they are owners of the cow, they can drink their milk," state veterinarian Bob Gerlach said. "And there's nothing we can do to prevent them from drinking the milk that is the product of an animal that...
Peninsula Dairy plans to continue after infection linked to its milk

...said. No one has died from the infection, he said.The Campylobacter infection is a common problem on farms, said Bob Gerlach, state veterinarian.More than 90 percent of dairy farms in the Lower 48 owned cows that tested positive for the campylobacter...
Juneau Chicken Summit 2013 Agenda

...05-9:25 a.m. - Chickens in Alaska 101, presented by Darren Snyder.9:25-10:25 a.m. - Dr. Robert "Bob" Gerlach, Alaska State Veterinarian will talk on flock management, disease and parasite detection and egg handling.10...
Alaska officials dispute magazine's claims about halibut

...environmental epidemiologist Tracey Lynn. "They have some of the lowest levels that are ever recorded." Lynn and Bob Gerlach, who oversees the state's fish-monitoring project, were surprised to see that Health magazine's June edition...


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