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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,
FSIS wants to privatize some pig slaughter duties
Proposed regulations would shift food inspection duties in swine slaughter from federal employees to private ones.
USDA awards funds to support rural veterinary services
The Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced Nov. 21, 2017,
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 releases opioid resources for veterinarians
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a new resource to help veterinarians play a constructive role in addressing the human opioid…
World Veterinary Day promotes sustainable development
The theme of World Veterinary Day 2018, which falls on April 28, is “The role of the veterinary
PrimeBee, a vaccination method for honeybees and other pollinators, could protect the insects from bacterial diseases that can cause disastrous hive…
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.
Robertson Hale promoted by FSIS
This past October, Dr. Kis Robertson Hale was appointed deputy assistant administrator for the Office of Public
What veterinarians need to know about the opioid epidemic
The epidemic of opioid abuse gripping the nation affects not only professionals in human health but also veterinarians.
The heated topic of raw milk
Unpasteurized milk has found a niche, with devoted followers hyping its taste and purported health benefits.
Association of federal veterinarians marks centennial
A century after a handful of veterinarians with the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Animal Industry, wanting to support their “poorly paid”…
AVMA presents Excellence Awards
During AVMA Convention 2018 this July in Denver, a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such as
Veterinarians discover themselves in Antarctica
Drs. Jill M. Lynn and Elisa D. Harvey were among only four veterinarians worldwide selected to take part in the 2018 Homeward Bound program,