Food safety policies revised
Revisions to certain AVMA food safety policies were approved by the Executive Board, as recommended by the Food Safety
AVMA supports safety of GMO and GE foods
Proposed by the AVMA Food Safety Advisory Committee and approved by the Board of Directors April 7, the policy reads as follows:
Member added to Food Safety Advisory Committee
The AVMA Food Safety Advisory Committee and Council on Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine reviewed a request
Policy covers food irradiation
The Executive Board approved revisions to an AVMA policy now renamed Food Irradiation
Policy changes for pet food, microchips
The AVMA is advocating for veterinarian involvement in the distribution of pet foods that make health claims.
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."
Legislation At A Glance
The AVMA supports passage of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (S. 510). In addition to giving the Health and Human
USDA recruiting for slaughter inspection
The Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service posted flyers everywhere at AVMA Convention 2017, this past July in Indianapolis,…
AVMA voices veterinary needs to FDA about cannabis products
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should provide regulatory clarity about expectations for the labeling, safety, and use of cannabis-derived…
SAVMA president focused on advocacy
Marie Bucko, a student in the Class of 2021 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Veterinary Medicine, said she feels privileged to be…
Veterinary clinics adapt to new normal
Most jurisdictions recognize veterinary practices as essential and are allowing them to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world, but…
USDA awards funds to support rural veterinary services
The Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced Nov. 21, 2017,
Reaching UP invites student volunteers
Veterinary students who belong to their school’s SAVMA chapters have a unique opportunity to learn about public health and safety, work with…
AVMA delegates want members to help investigate pet illnesses
AVMA delegates want members to help investigate pet illnesses associated with pet foods.
Board chair embraces veterinary family ties
Dr. Rena Carlson, chair of the AVMA Board of Directors, has held leadership roles since early in her veterinary career. She spoke to JAVMA News about…
AVMA leaders discuss potential legal liability of student, volunteer work
House of Delegates also talks about cannabis, telehealth
Budget deal boosts federal veterinary programs
Three of AVMA’s top federal funding priorities either received additional funding for fiscal year 2020 or were maintained at current levels, which is…
Contest puts students’ animal welfare knowledge to the test
A survey of participants in the AVMA Animal Welfare Assessment Contest shows the event increases their aptitude for animal welfare and helps them hone…
AVMA media relations guide
Connect with our media relations team for help reporting on topics related to veterinary medicine.
AVMA membership hits record 95,000
The AVMA and our Board of Directors would like to extend a big “Thank you!” to all our members for their contribution on surpassing a terrific AVMA…
There should always be a “tech” in team
Veterinary technicians make significant contributions to our profession, and the AVMA is proud of our longstanding record of supporting them in all…
The Environmental Protection Agency is reconsidering its approvals of spring-loaded poison traps to kill wild predators.
Carlson, Teller win top AVMA Board seats
Members of the AVMA Board of Directors elected Drs. Rena Carlson and Lori Teller as Board chair and vice chair, respectively, while meeting in…
State and allied groups
These state, territorial, and allied groups comprise the House of Delegates, ensuring that the AVMA encompasses all of veterinary medicine.
New volunteer leaders elected at 2019 AVMA Convention
Dr. Doug Kratt is new president-elect; Drs. Faeh and Arce announce candidacies [caption id="attachment_18611" align="alignleft" width="300"] The AVMA…