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:
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.
One Health Career Paths
Career opportunity descriptions for qualified veterinarians interested in Public Health & One Health.
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.
Nolan named dean of UGA College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Lisa K. Nolan has been named dean of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, effective July 1.
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.
Grants available for veterinary pharmacology research
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation is partnering with the Veterinary Pharmacology Research Foundation to fund research projects
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
Explore career options with public policy externship
Washington’s Capitol Hill may seem a long way from veterinary school, but it offers a unique opportunity for veterinary students to make a difference…
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
Board takes on topics across breadth of profession
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting June 20-21 in Washington, D.C., took on topics across the breadth of the profession, including
Supplement companies made changes after facing crackdown
The availability of glucosamine for animals seemed to be in question 15 years ago.
Veterinary groups meet in Indianapolis
Forty-five allied and other veterinary-related organizations and 28 alumni groups from colleges and schools of veterinary medicine convened
We want you! Volunteer to be a leader with the AVMA
Are you looking for ways to make a difference in policy, advance professionally, and forge connections with other leaders in veterinary medicine? If…
Delegates discuss ethics of vendor incentive programs
The Principles of Veterinary Medical Ethics of the AVMA adequately cover transparency in acceptance of sponsorships, rebates, equipment,
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