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
Federal directive brings veterinarians and beekeepers together
Over the years, veterinary medicine has paid little attention to honeybees, the only insect listed as a food-producing animal.
FDA backs legislation to restrict antimicrobial use
Deputy commissioner says growth-promoting use should be phased out posted August 15, 2009 The Food and Drug Administration supports banning…
Board considers antimicrobial committee, adjusts policies
The AVMA may create a committee focused on developing policies on antimicrobial resistance and administration.
Six chosen for councils, committees
The AVMA House of Delegates elected three council members in January 2016, while the AVMA Board of Directors appointed three committee
11th edition of Merck manual to be published in July
Merck & Co. will publish the 11th edition of The Merck Veterinary Manual in July.
AVMA, pediatrics academy collaborate toward one health
The AVMA and American Academy of Pediatrics adopted a joint statement, “The Value of Professional Collaboration in Protecting the
UGA alumni recognized
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine recognized four alumni with awards for service to the veterinary college and the
Stricter pathogen limits imminent for poultry
Most chicken products and some turkey products will need to meet stricter standards on Salmonella and Campylobacter
AVMA names members of antimicrobial committee
The AVMA Board of Directors made the following committee appointments while meeting Sept. 8-10 at AVMA headquarters
Committee on Antimicrobials Positions Available
Volunteers are sought to serve on the new AVMA Committee on Antimicrobials beginning in September 2016.
World Veterinary Day promotes continuing education in one health
On April 30, World Veterinary Day 2016 will promote continuing education for veterinarians in one health.
TV producer-turned-veterinary student now leading SAVMA
At least, that’s the best way he can explain why he left what many would consider a dream job producing sports television to become a
Committee on Antimicrobials
The Committee on Antimicrobials advises the AVMA Board of Directors on antimicrobial topics, serving as the primary resource to the AVMA on…
Army Veterinary Corps marks 100 years of service
On June 3, the Veterinary Corps will celebrate its centennial with a ceremony at the U.S. Army Medical Department Museum at Fort
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
Adjusting to reduced drug access, use
Veterinarians in swine medicine will need to adjust to restrictions taking effect in December on availability and oversight of
Creation of antimicrobials committee among Board acts
The AVMA Committee on Antimicrobials, created by the Board of Directors this past June, will streamline a complicated and inefficient
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.
AVMA honors profession’s leaders, advocates
During AVMA Convention 2016 this August in San Antonio, the AVMA gave awards to a number of individuals and one organization to recognize
Veterinary academia celebrates milestone
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, whose member institutions are 49 AVMA Council on Education—accredited veterinary
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