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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,
Draft Qualitative Risk Assessment of Risk of Activity/Animal Food Combinations
AVMA comments on Federal Register Notice Docket No. FDA-2013-N-1043 Draft Qualitative Risk Assessment of Risk of Activity/Animal Food
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…
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 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
Board makes appointments
The AVMA Executive Board, now called Board of Directors, named the following individuals to the entities indicated
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.
USDA changing poultry test requirements, inspection options
Poultry companies will need to test for microbial contamination at two points in the production process
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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.
One health in action
The 2014 Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges’ Annual Conference had a theme of “One health in veterinary medical education
Research, public health leaders honored by AAVMC
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges honored Drs. Yoshihiro Kawaoka, John A. Herrmann, Matthew Mellema, & Joe N. Kornegay
Raising global veterinary standards
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) hosted a conference this past December during which 23 recommendations