Veterinarians have a role in global food security, Association says
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting April 5-6, approved the new "AVMA Policy on Global Food Security."
Some dry dog foods may have harmful excess vitamin D
At least six dogs have been sickened with vitamin D toxicosis, although Food and Drug Administration officials have received no reports of deaths,
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
FSIS wants to privatize some pig slaughter duties
Proposed regulations would shift food inspection duties in swine slaughter from federal employees to private ones.
Another ballot initiative increases housing size for farm animals
As consumers demand to know more about the origin of their foods, the trend toward less-restrictive housing for farm animals has accelerated in recent…
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…
AVMA gives practitioners a voice in global meeting on antimicrobial resistance
A delegation led by the FDA is representing the United States in global discussions about antimicrobial resistance this week in South Korea, and the…
World Veterinary Day promotes sustainable development
The theme of World Veterinary Day 2018, which falls on April 28, is “The role of the veterinary
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on continuous monitoring of antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance
The AVMA, CVMA and FVE developed this joint statement on continuous monitoring of antimicrobial use and resistance.
The heated topic of raw milk
Unpasteurized milk has found a niche, with devoted followers hyping its taste and purported health benefits.
Antimicrobial research a priority for AVMA
Antimicrobial resistance is a global threat, and the AVMA is advocating for development of new drugs that would help protect humans and animals.
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
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.
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