November 01, 2007
Legislation passed by Congress in September contains food safety provisions requiring the Food and Drug Administration to set ingredient and processing standards for pet food. The new law, which applies also to human food, establishes an early warning system to alert the public about unsafe pet food.
From rock concerts to educational meetings to running races, 26 of 29 student chapters of the AVMA recently held an array of special events to help support the inaugural World Rabies Day, Sept. 8. The initiative marks one of the first times in recent history that the chapters have joined forces for a cause.
A mounting awareness of the potential for what has been called a perfect microbial storm of emerging diseases is adding momentum to the one-world, one-health movement.