Organic livestock production offers challenges, opportunities
Attendees learned about the challenges of treating livestock on organic farms during a session at the AVMA Annual Convention in Honolulu.
AVMA speaks to Congress about livestock health issues
Dr. Christine Hoang of the AVMA tells a House subcommittee that additional regulation of the uses of antimicrobials in
FDA revokes planned extralabel cephalosporin use ban
The Food and Drug Administration decided in late November against implementing a ban on extralabel cephalosporin antimicrobial use in food animals.
One-health concept central at conference on infectious disease
Antimicrobial resistance, avian influenza, and climate change are among the topics that illustrate interconnections among human,
AVMA cautions against indiscriminate broad bans on livestock antimicrobials
The increase in antimicrobial-resistant pathogens—especially methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus—has Congress searching
FAO addresses antimicrobials in aquaculture
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, headquartered in Rome, has published "Responsible Use of
AVMA survey measures income trends to 2007
Veterinarians' incomes continued to increase from 2005-2007, though few expect incomes to increase as much from