The veterinary profession's role in addressing the opioid epidemic
AVMA strongly recommends that veterinarians, legislators, state veterinary medical boards, and state pharmacy boards work together to create practical…
FDA given more authority over recalls, records, imports
posted February 1, 2011 A law passed in early January gives federal regulators more authority over food production, including the ability to force…
Renewed focus on race-day medications
Ssome in the industry are calling for an outright ban on race-day medication, and so is newly introduced federal legislation.
Lowering hurdles of licenses
Government and veterinary leaders are trying to make it easier for professionals to keep working when they change states.
What's in a name?
Two years ago, the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America formed the Veterinary Nurse Initiative coalition.
Supreme Court hears arguments on downed swine
Meat industry and state government representatives argued before Supreme Court justices whether a California state law can
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…
Judge allows bulk ingredients for compounding
The Food and Drug Administration doesn't have the authority to stop a Florida pharmacy from using bulk pharmaceutical ingredients to
Telehealth poses new possibilities, problems
Telehealth in veterinary medicine continues to advance with greater use by corporate and private
Cannabis research for veterinary patients advancing, cautiously
More than half the country has legalized marijuana use in one form or another.
Congress could intervene over modified salmon
Members of Congress are pushing the Food and Drug Administration in opposite directions over whether the agency should finish investigating