Veterinarians have a vital role in advancing and maintaining food safety for the benefit of society.
Understanding food safety
The Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service recently concluded its first phase of the Veterinary Student Employment
Food safety policies updated
Four AVMA policies relating to food safety saw revisions proposed by the Food Safety Advisory Committee
Food Safety Advisory Committee
Description and Charge of the Food Safety Advisory Committee
Food Safety of Cloned Animals
Formal title: Docket Number [2003N-0573] Draft Animal Cloning Risk Assessment; Proposed Risk Management Plan; Draft Guidance for Industry;…
Food safety policies revised
Revisions to certain AVMA food safety policies were approved by the Executive Board, as recommended by the Food Safety
The importance of veterinarians in food safety
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) supports the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service Public…
Federal Regulations on Food Safety Issues
This page lists federal regulations AVMA is working on in the area of food safety.
American Association of Food Safety Veterinarians
Dr. Christine Hoang was named the 2013 Food Safety Veterinarian of the Year by the American Association of Food Safety Veterinarians this
Improving the safety of pet food
Several organizations are working on preventive measures for manufacturers to increase the safety of pet food.
New food safety brochure available
Department of Agriculture has released a new brochure for consumers Food Safety and Food Security: What Consumers
AVMA to partner in food safety alliance
AVMA to partner in food safety alliance The Executive Board approved AVMA participation in the new Alliance for Food
American Association of Food Safety and Public Health Veterinarians
Virtual meeting, Oct. 14
AVMA supports safety of GMO and GE foods
Proposed by the AVMA Food Safety Advisory Committee and approved by the Board of Directors April 7, the policy reads as follows:
FDA proposes animal food safety regulations
The Food and Drug Administration is accepting comments on proposed regulations intended to increase the safety of animal food.
Food Safety Working Group reports on progress
Federal agencies have taken a number of steps recently to improve food safety, according to a December 2011 progress report from
FDA funds food safety training program
A $1.3 million grant to develop a new food safety training program for government and industry has been awarded by the Food and Drug
Web site promotes food safety advocacy
News, action alerts, and briefs on critical issues affecting food safety are available through the new AVMA microsite
Congress strengthens pet food safety regulations
Legislation passed by Congress in September contains food safety provisions requiring the Food and Drug Administration to set ingredient and…
USDA celebrates 100 years of food safety
The Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service recently celebrated 100 years of protecting consumers
Member added to Food Safety Advisory Committee
The AVMA Food Safety Advisory Committee and Council on Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine reviewed a request
USDA funding studies on food safety, climate change
About $20 million in federal grants will fund research on improving food safety and addressing the impact of climate change.
Food safety problem-solving method to be explored with grant
posted February 18, 2011 Dr. H. Scott Hurd A multi-institutional project is under way to teach a new framework for problem solving…
Senate hearing examines safety, recall of pet food
The recent recall of cat and dog food has raised broad concerns about food safety, oversight of pet food, and manufacturing practices.