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Judge orders antimicrobial safety evaluation
In June, a U.S. magistrate ordered federal authorities to evaluate the safety of many uses of antimicrobials in
Board opposes APHA resolution against nontherapeutic antimicrobial use in food animals
Dr. Tennyson noted the Association's recognition that antimicrobial resistance is an important problem in human medicine.
Should government further limit antimicrobial use in food animals
FDA revokes planned extralabel cephalosporin use ban
The Food and Drug Administration decided in late November against implementing a ban on extralabel cephalosporin antimicrobial use in food animals.
Cephalosporin use restricted in livestock
The Food and Drug Administration is increasing restrictions on extralabel use of cephalosporin-class antimicrobials in most food animals
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…
Proposal calls for changes in antimicrobial use
The Food and Drug Administration hopes a guide and draft guide on antimicrobial use and availability
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
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.
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
FDA restricting antimicrobial uses in livestock
The Food and Drug Administration is giving drug companies three years to end the use of many antimicrobials to promote livestock
Extralabel drug use policy revised
A revised policy approved by the AVMA Executive Board will be used to comment on the Food and Drug Administration's further restrictions on
Federal directive brings veterinarians and beekeepers together
Over the years, veterinary medicine has paid little attention to honeybees, the only insect listed as a food-producing animal.
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
FDA backs legislation to restrict antimicrobial use
Deputy commissioner says growth-promoting use should be phased out posted August 15, 2009 The Food and Drug Administration supports banning…
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…
WHO antimicrobial guidelines fall short of protecting human and animal health
The World Health Organization (WHO) released guidelines for antibiotic use this week that place unwarranted restrictions on the use of antibiotics…
Backyard chickens 101
A quick guide for small animal veterinarians to provide veterinary care for backyard chickens and urban poultry flocks.
The Environmental Protection Agency is reconsidering its approvals of spring-loaded poison traps to kill wild predators.
WHO, UN report says drug resistance is a crisis
Drug-resistant pathogens soon could kill 10 million people each year, according to a World Health Organization and United Nations report.
Helping veterinarians play an active role in combating antimicrobial resistance
President’s Column: Dr. John de Jong Across our profession, whether at a veterinary conference or educational seminar or in a JAVMA article, we’ve all…
AVMA gives practitioners a voice in global meeting on antimicrobial resistance
A delegation led by the FDA is representing the United States in global discussions about antimicrobial resistance this week in South Korea, and the…
World Veterinary Day promotes sustainable development
The theme of World Veterinary Day 2018, which falls on April 28, is “The role of the veterinary
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.
Board considers antimicrobial committee, adjusts policies
The AVMA may create a committee focused on developing policies on antimicrobial resistance and administration.