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
A regulator and source of aid, born in civil war
The Department of Agriculture has grown from a collector and distributor of farming information during the 1860s to, today, a
The AVMA recognizes the pressing need for effective actions to ensure the future health of aquatic animals and ecosystems
Supreme Court strikes down Calif. slaughter rules
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in January that the state of California cannot prohibit the slaughter of pigs that become
Salmon could show path for transgenic animals
James D. Murray, PhD, thinks it is clear that genetic engineering of food animals could improve human and animal health and help to
What is FSVM?
Veterinarians protect America's – and the world's – food supply from the farm to the dinner table.
Veterinarians have a vital role in advancing and maintaining food safety for the benefit of society.
Beef recall sparks hearings, tightened inspections
Video of cows too sick or injured to stand being dragged by chains, rolled with forklifts, and shot with high-intensity water hoses by employees of
OIE developing minimum veterinary education standards
International organization's work intended to increase safety, improve trade posted March 18, 2010 Beef cattle are moved for…