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.
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
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…
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.
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.
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
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…
USAHA wants more work on federal programs, rules
USAHA asks federal authorities to invest more to guard against livestock diseases and let veterinarians transport and use controlled