FDA assesses safety of food products from cloned animals
The Food and Drug Administration has released a draft executive summary of a document that assesses the safety of food products
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,
FDA seeking comments for industry guidance on raw meat animal food
The draft guidance is a response to increased use of raw meat food by owners of companion and noncompanion animals
Should government further limit antimicrobial use in food animals
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…
Industry group launches informational Web site
The Web site, www.ific.org/, features information on a variety of topics ranging from artificial sweeteners to organic foods
The compliance cops
FDA cracks down on illegal drug use Early this past April, the Food and Drug Administration cracked the whip at a New York-based
Animal identification plan given thumbs-up
The Executive Board approved AVMA endorsement of the United States Animal Health Association resolution
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
Data indicate reduced incidence of Salmonella in raw meat, poultry
Overall, the regulatory sampling prevalence of Salmonella in raw meat and poultry continues to decrease
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.
FDA guidance on antimicrobials aims to prevent resistance
Agency outlines detailed approach to evaluating animal drugs' microbiologic effects on bacteria and human health
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.
Letting the future catch you
Dr. King believes the very fundamentals of swine medicine are changing.
NAS reports on potential risks of animal biotechnology
Posted on January 15, 2003 Potential environmental impact and threats to human health top list of concerns A report from the National Academy…
Canada wraps up BSE investigation
Posted on September 15, 2003 Canada wraps up investigationGovernment officials implement new cattle processing restrictions, examine other policy…
WHO weighs in on antimicrobial debate again
A review panel has concluded that the use of antimicrobials for the sole purpose of growth promotion in livestock can be discontinued