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FDA launches online Safety Reporting Portal for foods and animal drugs
The Food and Drug Administration has developed the new Safety Reporting Portal at www.safetyreporting.hhs.gov to allow online
Formal titles: Docket Number [2005N-0272] Irradiation in the Production, Processing and Handling of Food. Docket Number [FDA-2007-D-0207] Guidance…
Food animal health emergency planning
The veterinary profession has a responsibility to ensure the safety of foods of animal origin and to protect the health of American consumers.
Some insight into pet food recalls
Dr. Karyn Bischoff, a diagnostic toxicologist, isn't sure how it happened, but she has been at the center of several pet food recalls in the past few…
About the Food Supply Veterinary Medicine Coalition
View the FSVMC report About the FSVMC Food Supply Veterinary Medicine (FSVM) is a new term that encompasses all aspects of veterinary medicine's…
In March, Hill's expands canned dog food recall
Hill's Pet Nutrition has expanded the scope of its recall of a variety of canned dog foods
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."
Salmonella: Dry Pet Foods and Pet Treats (FAQ)
Questions/answers about Salmonella and pet food: How can pet food become contaminated? How can humans and pets become infected? How can you minimize…
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,
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
FSIS privatizing some pig slaughter duties
Starting in December, workers at swine slaughter plants will be taking over some food safety duties now performed by federal inspectors.
Update: FDA says Hill’s failed to follow own procedures
Dog food recall in 2019 caused by high levels of vitamin D in premix
Residues rare in meat, FSIS official says
Federal food inspectors seldom find residue problems in animal products, despite intensive sampling, according to a Department of Agriculture…
What is FSVM?
Veterinarians protect America's – and the world's – food supply from the farm to the dinner table.
FSIS wants to privatize some pig slaughter duties
Proposed regulations would shift food inspection duties in swine slaughter from federal employees to private ones.
Data show volume of antimicrobials sold
About 28.7 million pounds of antimicrobials were sold for use in food-producing animals in 2009, Food and Drug Administration data state
Report says animal management research needed
A report from a science source for food, agricultural, and environmental issues calls for research on connections among animal
Pig ears still a Salmonella risk despite interventions
Pig ear treats remain a source of Salmonella after decades of illnesses.
Campylobacter outbreak linked with pet store dogs
A Campylobacter outbreak linked with puppies and pet stores sickened at least dozens of people and hospitalized four in 2019.
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’s Dunham delves into drug issues
Dr. Bernadette Dunham, director of the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine, recently fielded questions
AVMA Response to the FDA Extralabel Drug Use Order of Prohibition
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2008-N-0326] New Animal Drugs; Cephalosporin Drugs; Extralabel Animal Drug Use; Order of Prohibition The Food and…
AVMA weighs in at cannabis hearing
The hearing is part of an FDA plan resulting from growing interest in FDA-regulated products derived from Cannabis sativa L and its components.
World Veterinary Day 2019 promotes value of vaccination
Vaccination is an essential tool for preventive veterinary medicine, according to the World Veterinary Association.
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