About the Food Supply Veterinary Medicine Coalition
View the FSVMC report About the FSVMC Food Supply Veterinary Medicine (FSVM) is a new term that encompasses all aspects of veterinary medicine's…
Infection prevention and control
Social distancing as well as proper cleaning, disinfection, and ventilation measures can help prevent and control COVID-19 infection.
Considerations for food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
It’s critical to actively incorporate preventive measures into facility visits to decrease the risk of infection for veterinarians, staff members, and…
What is the AVMA doing to promote FSVM?
The AVMA promotes food supply veterinary medicine on a wide range of topics to diverse audiences. While we are engaged in numerous activities, below…
Backyard chickens 101
A quick guide for small animal veterinarians to provide veterinary care for backyard chickens and urban poultry flocks.
Veterinarians and One Health
Whether as clinical practitioners, epidemiologists, or ecological experts, veterinarians are essential to protecting the health and safety of animals,…
What is FSVM?
Veterinarians protect America's – and the world's – food supply from the farm to the dinner table.
Webinar: Antiparasitic Resistance
FDA presents information on antiparasitic resistance
October 2014 Issue of The AVMA Advocate
Ebola and pets; AVMA urges Congress to help rural areas get needed vet care
Final comments to FDA guidance 209 - Judicious use of medically important antimicrobial drugs
Formal Title: [Docket Number FDA-2010-D-0094] Guidance for Industry on the Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food-Producing…
Antibiotic use is changing. Talk to your veterinarian.
Talk to a veterinarian about responsible use of antibiotics in animals. Veterinary oversight helps preserve antimicrobial effectiveness in fighting…
Veterinary Oversight of Antimicrobial Use in Livestock: Impact on Stakeholders; Public Meetings (August 5, 2013)
FR Doc No. FDA-2012-N-1046; Veterinary Oversight of Antimicrobial Use in Livestock: Impact on Stakeholders; Public Meetings; Request for Comments…
Antimicrobial use in veterinary practice
These AVMA resources for veterinarians support the judicious use of antibiotics and other antimicrobials, and combat antimicrobial resistance.
Veterinary Feed Directive
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing to amend its animal drug regulations regarding veterinary feed directive drugs
FDA Draft Guidance #209 – Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs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
Federal Regulations on Food Safety Issues
This page lists federal regulations AVMA is working on in the area of food safety.
Antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance pet owner FAQ
AVMA's antimicrobial FAQs provide science-based information to help you make educated decisions about the use of antibiotics and other antimicrobial…
Committee on Antimicrobials
The Committee on Antimicrobials advises the AVMA Board of Directors on antimicrobial topics, serving as the primary resource to the AVMA on…
Definitions: What is waste?
It may seem easy – waste is everything that no longer has a use or purpose and needs to be disposed of, right?
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…
Personal Protective Equipment
Personal protective equipment may be needed by veterinarians when working with patients, certain medications, laboratory specimens and substances.
Welfare Implications of Dehorning and Disbudding Cattle
A peer-reviewed summary of the scientific literature related to the welfare implications of dehorning and disbudding cattle.
Welfare Implications of Castration of Cattle
Castration of male cattle is common practice throughout the world.