AASV basic guidelines of judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in pork production
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians and AVMA both support these guidelines on judicious therapeutic antimicrobial use in pork production.
Guiding drug use, changing practices
When veterinarians are considering how to treat infections, AVMA officials hope a new report will help bring a panel of experts into the room. And…
AAAP guidelines for judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in poultry
The American Association of Avian Pathologists and AVMA both support these guidelines on judicious therapeutic antimicrobial use in poultry…
Iowa State confers Stange, Switzer awards
Four alumni of the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine were honored Oct. 29, 2016.
Reminder: ECP not approved for use in animals
The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine has received reports that certain pharmacies and veterinarians
Reminder: extralabel drug use of sulfonamides in lactating dairy cattle prohibited
The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine reminds veterinarians that extralabel use of sulfonamides is prohibited.
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
Compounding from unapproved (bulk) substances in food animals
Compounding of drugs from unapproved (bulk) substances for use in animals is currently illegal under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the…
AABP judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in cattle
The AVMA has endorsed these guidelines developed by the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.
FDA may change drug uses in 5-year plan
Federal authorities plan to expand limits on who can buy antimicrobials for use in livestock and how long they can be used.
Preparation of biologics by state-licensed veterinarians in their practice facility under a VCPR in unique disease situations not adequately covered…
Foundation announces recipients of new research grants
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation recently announced the recipients of new research grants in pharmacology and pain management in dogs.
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.
Options available to protect against longhorned tick
The invasive longhorned (bush) tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis, has been a growing concern for the veterinary community following the appearance of…
Groups provide new guidance on antimicrobials
The AVMA, Canadian VMA, and Federation of Veterinarians of Europe are calling for continuous monitoring of antimicrobial use and resistance at a…
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.
Researchers create, evaluate prion-free cattle
The Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service has announced initial results of research involving
Webinar: Antiparasitic Resistance
FDA presents information on antiparasitic resistance
Large animal practitioners grapple with fluid shortage
Large animal practitioners are grappling with a shortage of large-volume bags of polyionic fluids, separate from the ongoing shortage
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
FDA Draft Guidance #209 – Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2010-D-0094] Draft Guidance #209: the Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food Producing
Approval and availability of antimicrobials for use in food-producing animals
The AVMA recognizes that importance of the availability and effectiveness of antimicrobials including medically important antimicrobials
FDA issues reminder on correct use of flunixin meglumine
The Food and Drug Administration issued a reminder to veterinarians about the appropriate use of the drug flunixin meglumine.
The quirks of working with goats and sheep
Dr. Chris Duemler of Brodhead Veterinary Medical Center in Brodhead, Wisconsin, has always been fascinated with goats and finds
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…