USDA celebrates 100 years of food safety
The Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service recently celebrated 100 years of protecting consumers
Some insight into pet food recalls
Dr. Karyn Bischoff, a diagnostic toxicologist, isn't sure how it happened, but she has been at the center of several pet food recalls in the past few…
In March, Hill's expands canned dog food recall
Hill's Pet Nutrition has expanded the scope of its recall of a variety of canned dog foods
Public health veterinarian sees challenges in infection trends
Food safety is not improving as quickly as hoped, and recent outbreaks of illness involved produce contaminated with pathogens
U.S. Army veterinarians wage unconventional campaign abroad
Army veterinarians are responsible for food safety inspection and for operation of large and small animal practices on bases
FSIS privatizing some pig slaughter duties
Starting in December, workers at swine slaughter plants will be taking over some food safety duties now performed by federal inspectors.
Residues rare in meat, FSIS official says
Federal food inspectors seldom find residue problems in animal products, despite intensive sampling, according to a Department of Agriculture…
Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) Basics
The FDA's Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) requires a veterinarian’s involvement when any medically important antibiotic is fed to a food animal…
Veterinarians and public health
In addition to caring for animals, veterinarians are critical to public health. We contribute to medical discovery, protect people and animals from…
Still going a hundred years later
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Food and Drug Administration, which has the distinct
AVMA weighs in at cannabis hearing
The hearing is part of an FDA plan resulting from growing interest in FDA-regulated products derived from Cannabis sativa L and its components.
World Veterinary Day 2019 promotes value of vaccination
Vaccination is an essential tool for preventive veterinary medicine, according to the World Veterinary Association.
Public health careers on display for veterinary students at CDC event
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted the 2019 Veterinary Student Day seminar Jan. 13-14 at its headquarters in Atlanta.
Security a priority in president's 2007 budget
The $2.77 trillion budget proposals for 2007 that President Bush sent to Congress Feb. 6 continue to emphasize allocations
Client education can prevent residue violator label
The Department of Agriculture is publishing the names of packing plants and farms responsible for repeat drug and contaminant residue
Europe bans antimicrobials, legislation proposed in U.S
The European Union has banned the use of four additional antimicrobials as growth promoters in animal feed.
FDA adds regulations to reduce Salmonella illness from eggs
ew federal regulations require most egg producers to take steps to prevent the spread of Salmonella enteritidis.
Research, educational center promotes animal coproducts
Clemson University held a dedication ceremony for the Animal Co-Products Research & Education Center, March 27.
New facility to advance study of foreign animal disease
Investigators spent an average of 199 days tracing the sources of animals infected with bovine tuberculosis between October 2005 and