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.
FDA investigation focuses on compounded drugs
The Food and Drug Administration is reminding horse owners and veterinarians of the potential dangers of compounded drugs.
PrimeBee, a vaccination method for honeybees and other pollinators, could protect the insects from bacterial diseases that can cause disastrous hive…
Gains for animal health in farm bill
Recently passed federal legislation will improve national animal disease detection and response capabilities.
The heated topic of raw milk
Unpasteurized milk has found a niche, with devoted followers hyping its taste and purported health benefits.
UGA alumni recognized
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine recognized four alumni with awards for service to the veterinary college and the
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.
Problems persist with federal veterinary workforce numbers
The Government Accountability Office concludes the departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services likely lack enough veterinarians
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…
AVMA honors profession’s leaders, advocates
During AVMA Convention 2016 this August in San Antonio, the AVMA gave awards to a number of individuals and one organization to recognize