Antimicrobial sales outpace meat production
Agriculture-related sales of antimicrobials rose by one-sixth in five years, and that included a one-fifth rise in sales of those
FDA bars import of cow reproductive hormone products
Federal regulators warned that three cattle-use reproductive hormone products sold in the U.S. are unapproved, and it is now illegal to import
An advocate for the cow
Dr. Rich Meiring, 2004-2005 AABP president, had been practicing production medicine in western Ohio for 25 years and still loved it
Seven cattle veterinarians honored as clinicians, mentors, leaders
Seven veterinarians were honored for their work as clinicians, mentors, and leaders in veterinary medicine and cattle
King leaving Ohio State this fall
Dr. Lonnie J. King will step down from his position as dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine this August.
Diesch wins agriculture prize
Dr. Stanley Diesch (Minnesota ‘56) recently became only the third veterinarian to win the Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture.
FDA wants species-level antimicrobial data
A proposal published in May would require drug companies to provide federal authorities estimated volumes of antimicrobials sold for
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…
Senators doubt FDA can control antimicrobial use
Three senators have expressed doubt federal authorities can or will ensure veterinarians administer antimicrobials to livestock only
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
FDA issues oversight rules for medicated feed
The Food and Drug Administration issued the rules on veterinary feed directives, which are similar to prescriptions
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
Antimicrobial use in veterinary practice
These AVMA resources for veterinarians support the judicious use of antibiotics and other antimicrobials, and combat antimicrobial resistance.
Tributes to Jarrett - November 15, 2004
Posted on November 1, 2004 Dr. Jim Jarrett has been the face of AABP for many years, said incoming AABP president, Dr. Rich Meiring, in the Sept.…
Doramectin not permitted for use in dairy cattle
The Food and Drug Administration has become aware of recent incidents involving the misuse of doramectin to treat dairy cattle.
1985 - 1995
This era saw female veterinarians become AVMA editor-in-chief and AVMA president-elect—and a veterinary student become Miss America
Drought, volatility hurt dairies
The drought in California, now in its fourth year, is hurting dairies already weakened by volatile milk prices.
Animal auditor organization formed
On July 24, the board of directors of the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization Inc. met in St. Louis
Robertson honored for achievements in microbiology
The 95th annual meeting of the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Dec. 7-9, 2014, in Chicago honored Donald C. Robertson, PhD
Partial debut of antimicrobial decision system planned for spring
An AABP general session audience listened intently as Dr. Mike Apley previewed and traced the progress of the Veterinary
Laboratories certified, rapid tests approved for BSE surveillance
Department of Agriculture has approved seven state veterinary diagnostic laboratories
Katrina: stories from the storm
A decade has passed since Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, breaking levees and flooding much of the area.
This past December, scientists completed a first draft of the genome sequence of the chimpanzee.