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…
WHO seeks end to antibiotic use without disease
Global health authorities are discouraging use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals in the absence of disease.
FDA seeks comments on evaluating antimicrobial animal drugs guidance
Posted on October 1, 2002 The Food and Drug Administration announced on Sept. 11 the availability of a draft guidance document "Guidance for the…
FDA Draft Guidance #209 – Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2010-D-0094] Draft Guidance #209: the Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food Producing
FDA’s Dunham delves into drug issues
Dr. Bernadette Dunham, director of the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine, recently fielded questions
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…
World Veterinary Day 2019 promotes value of vaccination
Vaccination is an essential tool for preventive veterinary medicine, according to the World Veterinary Association.
Five chosen for councils, committee
The AVMA House of Delegates elected four council members in January 2017, while the AVMA Board of Directors appointed one committee
Approval and availability of antimicrobials for use in food-producing animals
The AVMA recognizes that importance of the availability and effectiveness of antimicrobials including medically important antimicrobials
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
Pharmacology research grant proposals invited
The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Foundation in partnership with the Veterinary Pharmacology Research Foundation is
Phenylbutazone use surveyed, caution advised
The Department of Agriculture has not been testing specifically for phenylbutazone residues in dairy cows,
11th edition of Merck manual to be published in July
Merck & Co. will publish the 11th edition of The Merck Veterinary Manual in July.
Assessing pet supplements
A third of all U.S. households with dogs use supplements, as do about a fifth of households with cats, according to a report on pet
Drug resistance monitoring to be adapted by 2015
Antimicrobial resistance surveillance could expand in areas involving humans and animals as authorities with the
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…
Supplement companies made changes after facing crackdown
The availability of glucosamine for animals seemed to be in question 15 years ago.
FDA warns that compounding clenbuterol is illegal
In recent years, the availability of illegal clenbuterol formulations, produced as "compounded" drug product, has
1945 - 1955
With the end of World War II, “Thousands of people, particularly those in the medical profession, are returning to civil life
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 seeks comments on draft antimicrobial use guide, feed directive process
A draft federal guidance document advocates for eliminating some antimicrobial uses and increasing veterinarian involvement in the use
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on responsible and judicious use of antimicrobials
Responsible and judicious use of antimicrobials is in the best interests of both animal health and human health.
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
AAEP prudent drug usage guidelines
The AVMA has endorsed these guidelines developed by the American Association of Equine Practitioners.
National associations join forces to explore common goals
National associations join forces to explore common goals The AVMA will join forces with the Australian, British, and …