Regulatory Brief

 Improved Vaccine Labeling


Formal title: USDA Veterinary Services Memorandum Draft Number - 336: Electronic Freedom of Information Act Involving Veterinary Biological Products


Brief Description:

The USDA is providing draft guidelines to allow for the preparation and electronic publishing of summaries for all efficacy and safety studies used to support vaccine licensing.

AVMA Response:

The AVMA commends the CVB for its progress on improving vaccine labels. The AVMA has repeatedly articulated the need for biologic labels to communicate an appropriate expectation of product performance to users of the products.

Full AVMA Letter:

View AVMA's letter to USDA (PDF)

View USDA document (PDF)

Status:

AVMA responded on April 25, 2008.