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
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,
Regulatory proposals decided
Violative drug residues are a minor food safety problem, because they involve the tissues of less than one percent of all animals slaughtered.
Veterinarians: quiet contributors to nation's policy
Food safety, small-business tax relief, and animal well-being during air travel. The AVMA has had something to say to Congress on all these issues.
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…
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.
Meat irradiation gets green light, approval process streamlined
Meat irradiation gets green light, approval process streamlined Late last year, the USDA-FSIS announced it was…
The heated topic of raw milk
Unpasteurized milk has found a niche, with devoted followers hyping its taste and purported health benefits.
AVMA backs New Markets for State Inspected Meat Act of 1999
The Executive Board approved a recommendation to support the New Markets for State Inspected Meat Act of 1999
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.
FSIS reopens HACCP comment period
The USDA-FSIS has reopened the comment period on a notice
The future's bright for 2000 and beyond: Swine veterinarians, industry making strong comeback
The future's bright for 2000 and beyond: Swine veterinarians, industry making strong comeback After overcoming what's
Pork program seeks to quiet public fear, increase foreign competitiveness
A major pilot program currently under way at participating pork farms and packing plants in the Midwest would certify swine herds
Signs of progress
There are signs that debate surrounding some of the conclusions of the KPMG LLP Megastudy is beginning to subside after three
Federal, industry initiatives directed at violative residues in market beef, dairy cows
Although reports of violative residues in meat and poultry are uncommon, such residues are found in certain classes of animals such as
Workshop will guide USDA in development of genomics programs
In what some scientists called a watershed event in science, researchers working to map all the human genes announced that they had essentially