Anti-soring advocates ride on Washington
The Prevent All Soring Tactics Act (H.R. 1518/S. 1406) generated a lot discussion among the American Horse Council’s advisory committees
AVMA names 2014-2015 congressional fellows
The three veterinarians chosen to participate in the 2014-2015 AVMA Congressional Science Fellowship Program were announced in May.
Backyard Poultry: Know the Legalities Regarding Treatment Options
Even if a goose, chicken or other poultry is kept as a pet, it is classified and regulated as a food animal species by the FDA.
A horse industry’s change of heart
The Prevent All Soring Tactics Act strengthens the Horse Protection Act and bans the use of action devices and improves enforcement by the
Veterinary mobility bill clears Senate
The AVMA praised the Senate for passing “commonsense legislation” that would allow veterinarians to legally transport controlled substances
Supreme Court hears arguments on downed swine
Meat industry and state government representatives argued before Supreme Court justices whether a California state law can
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
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.
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…