USDA funding studies on food safety, climate change
About $20 million in federal grants will fund research on improving food safety and addressing the impact of climate change.
Keeping Our Food Safe
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Study finds Listeria in raw pet foods
In a recent study, one-third of samples of raw dog or cat foods ordered online were positive for Listeria organisms.
FSMA Proposed Rule to Establish Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Food for Animals
AVMA comments on Federal Register Notice Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventative Controls for Food for…
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
Fiscal 2016 Appropriations
AVMA advocates for funding for programs that help ensure animal health and welfare, protect food safety and promote public health and research.
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
Board makes appointments
The AVMA Executive Board, now called Board of Directors, named the following individuals to the entities indicated
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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Protect your Family, Pets, and Livestock from Rodents and Rodenticides
Controlling rodents protects animal and public health, but some control measures carry risks of their own. Learn to protect pets if using…
USDA awards $4.6 million for farm, public service
The Department of Agriculture will help 51 veterinarians repay about $4.6 million worth of student loans
One health in action
The 2014 Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges’ Annual Conference had a theme of “One health in veterinary medical education
Diseases, outreach top issues for AASV president
Dr. Michelle L. Sprague said two viral diseases deadly to pigs and animal welfare debates are the top challenges for swine veterinarians.
Animal welfare: Laboratory animals
This page provides access to a variety of resources that can help you make a positive difference in the lives of laboratory animals.
Ebola virus resources for veterinarians
How to report a suspected case of Ebola virus, and other Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) resources for veterinarians.
Arizona veterinary program secures funding
The University of Arizona will create the Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation Veterinary Medical and Surgical Program
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