FDA funds food safety training program
A $1.3 million grant to develop a new food safety training program for government and industry has been awarded by the Food and Drug
Food safety problem-solving method to be explored with grant
posted February 18, 2011 Dr. H. Scott Hurd A multi-institutional project is under way to teach a new framework for problem solving…
New network helps track problems with pet food
The Food and Drug Administration announced the launch of the Pet Event Tracking Network in August to help track problems with
Animal health laboratories aid testing for COVID-19 in people
Veterinary diagnostic laboratories are helping overwhelmed public health laboratories identify COVID-19 in people. One—the Oklahoma Animal Disease…
Update: FDA says Hill’s failed to follow own procedures
Dog food recall in 2019 caused by high levels of vitamin D in premix
SAVMA president focused on advocacy
Marie Bucko, a student in the Class of 2021 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Veterinary Medicine, said she feels privileged to be…
Veterinarians pledge ventilators, supplies to human medicine
Veterinarians pledged hundreds of ventilators for human use as a surge of COVID-19 cases in some areas have led to shortages as the coronavirus…
Coronavirus emergency law gives paid leave
A new federal law expands the existing paid family medical and leave program from its current form and gives paid sick leave to workers who did not…
USDA awards $2.9M in 2019 to support rural veterinary services
The Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced in December 2019 that it had awarded 16 grants totaling $2.9…
Data show volume of antimicrobials sold
About 28.7 million pounds of antimicrobials were sold for use in food-producing animals in 2009, Food and Drug Administration data state
United States Animal Health Association
123rd annual meeting, Oct. 24-30, Providence, Rhode Island
COVID-19: Federal student loans and higher education
Here’s what veterinary borrowers should know in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.
COVID-19: New paid leave requirements
Learn about paid leave requirements manded under COVID-19 legislation.
COVID-19 unemployment insurance
Learn about unemployment benefits provided by emergency legislation passed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 small business loans
Learn about new loan programs provided through the Small Business Administration (SBA) for small businesses coping with the financial impacts of…
COVID-19: Tax provisions for veterinary small businesses
Learn about COVID-19 tax provisions for veterinary small business.
Congress could intervene over modified salmon
Members of Congress are pushing the Food and Drug Administration in opposite directions over whether the agency should finish investigating
FSIS updates humane treatment instructions
Updated instructions for federal food inspectors are intended to provide greater assurance that animals are treated humanely
COVID-19: Paid leave exemptions for small business
Navigate COVID-19 paid leave requirements and what they mean for your veterinary practice.
FDA given more authority over recalls, records, imports
posted February 1, 2011 A law passed in early January gives federal regulators more authority over food production, including the ability to force…
Board chair embraces veterinary family ties
Dr. Rena Carlson, chair of the AVMA Board of Directors, has held leadership roles since early in her veterinary career. She spoke to JAVMA News about…
FDA warns companies illegally selling CBD products
Agency signaled that it cannot conclude cannabidiol is safe.
AVMA leaders discuss potential legal liability of student, volunteer work
House of Delegates also talks about cannabis, telehealth
Pig ears still a Salmonella risk despite interventions
Pig ear treats remain a source of Salmonella after decades of illnesses.
Budget deal boosts federal veterinary programs
Three of AVMA’s top federal funding priorities either received additional funding for fiscal year 2020 or were maintained at current levels, which is…