Food Safety of Cloned Animals
Formal title: Docket Number [2003N-0573] Draft Animal Cloning Risk Assessment; Proposed Risk Management Plan; Draft Guidance for Industry;…
Formal titles: Docket Number [2005N-0272] Irradiation in the Production, Processing and Handling of Food. Docket Number [FDA-2007-D-0207] Guidance…
Keeping Our Food Safe
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About the Food Supply Veterinary Medicine Coalition
View the FSVMC report About the FSVMC Food Supply Veterinary Medicine (FSVM) is a new term that encompasses all aspects of veterinary medicine's…
Approval and Labeling of Food Made from AquAdvantage Salmon
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2010-N0385] Food Labeling: Labeling of Food Made From AquAdvantage Salmon; Public Hearing and Request for Comments …
H.R. 3553, Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act
AVMA Position: Nonsupport Summary: The Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act would amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act…
Salmonella: Dry Pet Foods and Pet Treats (FAQ)
Questions/answers about Salmonella and pet food: How can pet food become contaminated? How can humans and pets become infected? How can you minimize…
Draft Qualitative Risk Assessment of Risk of Activity/Animal Food Combinations
AVMA comments on Federal Register Notice Docket No. FDA-2013-N-1043 Draft Qualitative Risk Assessment of Risk of Activity/Animal Food
What is FSVM?
Veterinarians protect America's – and the world's – food supply from the farm to the dinner table.
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…
Use of the Animal Raising Claims in the Labeling of Meat and Poultry Products
Formal title: Docket Number [FSIS-2008-0026] Product Labeling: Use of the Animal Raising Claims in the Labeling of Meat and Poultry Products …
FDA Draft Guidance #209 – Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2010-D-0094] Draft Guidance #209: the Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food Producing
AVMA Response to the FDA Extralabel Drug Use Order of Prohibition
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2008-N-0326] New Animal Drugs; Cephalosporin Drugs; Extralabel Animal Drug Use; Order of Prohibition The Food and…
AVMA media relations guide
Connect with our media relations team for help reporting on topics related to veterinary medicine.
State and allied groups
These state, territorial, and allied groups comprise the House of Delegates, ensuring that the AVMA encompasses all of veterinary medicine.
History of the AVMA
The AVMA's origins date to 1863, when veterinary surgeons from seven states convened for the first time in New York.
Mike Topper, DVM
2016-2017 AVMA President-Elect
2019-2020 AVMA House of Delegates
Get to know your AVMA House of Delegates’ members, what they do, and the diverse veterinary groups they represent.
National Incident Management System (NIMS)
Brief Description On February 28, 2003, President Bush signed HPSD-5, which directed the Department of Homeland Security to develop the National…
Trichinae Certification Program
Formal title: Docket Number [APHIS-2006-0089] Trichinae Certification Program Brief Description: On May 16, 2007, the USDA APHIS published a…
Dr. Frank Edgar Walker
Dr. Frank Edgar Walker is a candidate for AVMA Board of Directors in AVMA District VII
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2017 Summer HOD Proceedings
2017 HOD Proceedings TOC
Karen M. Bradley, DVM - Candidacy Statement
Dr. Karen Bradley's statement of reason for seeking office as District I Director, AVMA Board of Directors
Extralabel Use of Cephalosporins in Food-Producing Animals
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2008-N-0326] New Animal Drugs; Cephalosporin Drugs; Extralabel Animal Drug Use; Order of Prohibition In the July…