Approval and Labeling of Food Made from AquAdvantage Salmon
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2010-N0385] Food Labeling: Labeling of Food Made From AquAdvantage Salmon; Public Hearing and Request for Comments …
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
Mexican horse meat banned by EU
The European Union has banned the sale of horse meat processed in Mexico out of fear it may not meet food safety standards.
Congress could intervene over modified salmon
Members of Congress are pushing the Food and Drug Administration in opposite directions over whether the agency should finish investigating
FDA investigation focuses on compounded drugs
The Food and Drug Administration is reminding horse owners and veterinarians of the potential dangers of compounded drugs.
Salmon could show path for transgenic animals
James D. Murray, PhD, thinks it is clear that genetic engineering of food animals could improve human and animal health and help to
Gains for animal health in farm bill
Recently passed federal legislation will improve national animal disease detection and response capabilities.
11th edition of Merck manual to be published in July
Merck & Co. will publish the 11th edition of The Merck Veterinary Manual in July.
UGA alumni recognized
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine recognized four alumni with awards for service to the veterinary college and the
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.
Committee on Antimicrobials Positions Available
Volunteers are sought to serve on the new AVMA Committee on Antimicrobials beginning in September 2016.
World Veterinary Day promotes continuing education in one health
On April 30, World Veterinary Day 2016 will promote continuing education for veterinarians in one health.
AVMA statement on veterinarians in aquatic animal medicine
Veterinarians in the United States provide animal and public health care (i.e. diagnose disease, perform surgery, evaluate and recommend management…
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.
Horse slaughter defunded again
Once again, the federal government has taken action to prohibit the use of tax dollars to inspect U.S. horse slaughter facilities
Committee on Antimicrobials
The Committee on Antimicrobials advises the AVMA Board of Directors on antimicrobial topics, serving as the primary resource to the AVMA on…
National Policy for Oceans, Coasts & Great Lakes - (Part 3)
Formal title: Interagency Policy Task Force; Interim Framework for Effective Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning On December 9, 2009, the Interagency…
FDA considering approval of genetically engineered salmon
Some veterinarians & consumer advocates want more data before genetically engineered salmon are sold in the U.S