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…
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:
USDA celebrates 100 years of food safety
The Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service recently celebrated 100 years of protecting consumers
Safety of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) and Genetically Engineered (GE) Foods
The broad scientific consensus is that approved GMO and GE crops and foods are safe for human and animal consumption.
U.S. Army veterinarians wage unconventional campaign abroad
Army veterinarians are responsible for food safety inspection and for operation of large and small animal practices on bases
Still going a hundred years later
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Food and Drug Administration, which has the distinct
Proposals push for more veterinarians for slaughter inspection, disease response
The National Association of Federal Veterinarians has proposed resolutions to the AVMA House of Delegates
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
Egg executives exhaust appeals over prison sentences
A father and son whose unsanitary egg business sickened tens of thousands in 2010 have exhausted their appeals over their prison sentences.
Study finds feral pigs had antibodies to zoonotic organisms
Testing at two Texas abattoirs revealed that feral pigs had been exposed to zoonotic bacteria, viruses, and parasites.
FDA warns Micotil 300 is dangerous
An antimicrobial used in cattle and sheep has killed at least 25 people and hurt thousands in 25 years.
AVMA helping veterinarians take on telemedicine
The AVMA is providing guidance and soon a toolkit to help veterinarians take on telemedicine in practice.
House to discuss marijuana, VCPR, opioids, service animals
The AVMA House of Delegates plans to discuss the diverse topics of
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
Security a priority in president's 2007 budget
The $2.77 trillion budget proposals for 2007 that President Bush sent to Congress Feb. 6 continue to emphasize allocations
Supplement companies made changes after facing crackdown
The availability of glucosamine for animals seemed to be in question 15 years ago.
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.
A spur to action for practice owners
Preliminary numbers from a survey of American Association of Equine Practitioners members—conducted by the AVMA Veterinary Economics
Research, educational center promotes animal coproducts
Clemson University held a dedication ceremony for the Animal Co-Products Research & Education Center, March 27.
Prognostications for swine medicine
The focus was on the future at the American Association of Swine Veterinarians' 37th annual meeting, held March 4-7 in Kansas City, Mo.