Farm bill delivers victory for veterinary medicine
The nation’s new farm bill creates critical programs to improve animal health and enhance the nation’s ability to prevent and respond to animal…
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…
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 clarifies use of monensin
Rumensin is the first approved new animal drug feed ingredient for dairy cows that increases milk production.
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…
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.
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.
AABP judicious therapeutic use of antimicrobials in cattle
The AVMA has endorsed these guidelines developed by the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.
AVMA presents Excellence Awards for 2019
During AVMA Convention 2019 this August in Washington, D.C., a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such…
Lead in cows is a risk for people
Cattle raised for milk and meat can consume lead through their environments or feed.
Gains for animal health in farm bill
Recently passed federal legislation will improve national animal disease detection and response capabilities.
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…
What is FSVM?
Veterinarians protect America's – and the world's – food supply from the farm to the dinner table.
Proposal calls for changes in antimicrobial use
The Food and Drug Administration hopes a guide and draft guide on antimicrobial use and availability
Researchers create, evaluate prion-free cattle
The Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service has announced initial results of research involving
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…
A bucking-bull veterinarian in the making
When Dr. Gary D. Warner asked his daughter Kelly why she wanted to be a large animal veterinarian over anything
American Association of Bovine Practitioners Seven veterinarians were honored for their contributions to the veterinary
Bovine practitioners solicit abstracts
The American Association of Bovine Practitioners seeks project presentations for the oral and scientific poster sessions
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
New policy addresses FMD outbreak scenario
As a proactive move, the AVMA Executive Board approved a new policy during its Nov. 15-17, 2012, meeting that will be sent to
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
Move follows AABP conference
The American Association of Bovine Practitioners moved its headquarters from Georgia to Alabama
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.