FDA issues safety warning on Comfortis-ivermectin interaction
posted July 1, 2008 Veterinarians who use high, extralabel doses of ivermectin to treat dogs with…
Fort Dodge recalls ProHeart 6, citing FDA safety concerns
Fort Dodge Animal Health voluntarily ceased production of ProHeart 6
Food and Drug Administration Transparency Task Force
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2009-N-0247] Food and Drug Administration Transparency Task Force; Public Meeting; Request for Comments Notice of…
Compounding from unapproved (bulk) substances in food animals
Compounding of drugs from unapproved (bulk) substances for use in animals is currently illegal under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the…
AVMA Responses to Food and Drug Administration Environmental Scan
Formal title: 2010 Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA CVM) Environmental Scan Request for stakeholder input Brief
FDA approves new Micotil label
The Food and Drug Administration has approved adding safety information to the label for Micotil, a treatment for respiratory disease in cattle and…
Withdrawal of FDA Approval for Animal Drug Products
Loss of an animal drug product can have adverse effects on animal health, animal welfare and food safety. Before withdrawing approval of an animal…
A time of transition at the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Stephen F. Sundlof became the director of the FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, effective Jan. 7
New resource available on generic drugs
Pharmaceutical trade group members hope veterinarians will learn more about generic drug safety and drug industry issues
FDA approves Zoetis’ multiple-parasite preventive
Zoetis received approval in February from the Food and Drug Administration for its new Simparica Trio, the first combination drug that protects dogs…
Court halts medicated feed production by Florida company
A federal court order shut down medicated feed production by a company accused of safety failures and associated with the deaths of 17 horses.
Polymer chip models may improve drug testing
Translucent polymer chip models, about the size of a AA battery, could provide drug candidate safety data with greater speed and
The AVMA supports the monitoring of vaccine safety and efficacy via a publicly available central reporting system. The system should collect reports…
Research delayed, rodent populations reduced during pandemic
Universities delayed new studies this spring to reduce contact among people, including researchers and animal caregivers. Those delays often involved…
FDA opens access to adverse event data
The Food and Drug Administration is offering data about adverse events in animals that can be useful for researchers and software developers.
Veterinary use of thalidomide forbidden by FDA
The Food and Drug Administration restricts the distribution of thalidomide to registered physicians for prescription.
FDA to enhance pharmaceutical good manufacturing practices
The Food and Drug Administration announced an initiative to enhance the regulation of pharmaceutical manufacturing
FDA sees trend of unsafe compounding labs
Food and Drug Administration authorities say they are seeing a trend of unsafe conditions in compounding laboratories.
Obituaries in the May 1, 2020 Journal of the AVMA
Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) Basics
The FDA's Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) requires a veterinarian’s involvement when any medically important antibiotic is fed to a food animal…
U.S.-banned drugs used by exporting countries
The AVMA urges the Food and Drug Administration and USDA to implement and enforce import regulations to prohibit.
FDA-CVM posts new information on ProHeart 6 recall
On Oct. 8, the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine posted an updated list of frequently asked
WHO seeks end to antibiotic use without disease
Global health authorities are discouraging use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals in the absence of disease.
FDA advises stricter oversight for hydrocodone products
The Food and Drug Administration believes stricter oversight is necessary for hydrocodone combination products to curb abuse
First new animal drug listed on MUMS Index
The Food and Drug Administration in March announced the first new animal drug granted to the Index of Legally Marketed