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 withdraws arsenic-based poultry drug
An arsenic-based drug used to prevent a parasitic disease in poultry will become unavailable this fall.
US may adopt stricter pathogen standards for poultry
Most poultry sold in the U.S. could soon have to meet more stringent limits on the presence of Salmonella
Rumors of the demise of the extension veterinarian
No one knows exactly how many extension veterinarians there are, although they always have been few in number.
Senators doubt FDA can control antimicrobial use
Three senators have expressed doubt federal authorities can or will ensure veterinarians administer antimicrobials to livestock only
1945 - 1955
With the end of World War II, “Thousands of people, particularly those in the medical profession, are returning to civil life