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.
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…
Visions of the future
More than two centuries later and veterinary medicine is still trying to live up to its potential.
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…
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
Environmental responsibility is a One Health issue
The AVMA supports environmental responsibility
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FDA Draft Guidance #209 – Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2010-D-0094] Draft Guidance #209: the Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food Producing
A study in contrasts
The National Research Council released its study of the veterinary profession for the National Academy of Sciences on May 30.
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
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.
Dr. Clark K. Fobian, District VII representative to the AVMA Executive Board, will likely be elected AVMA president-elect by
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…
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?
On the right path
Reading the conclusions and recommendations from the National Research Council for the National Academy of Sciences’ study “Workforce
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…
State cuts put colleges in precarious situation
Findings from the 2012 AAVMC Advocacy Survey were presented during a closed-door economic meeting by AVMA and veterinary college
Enduring, but in reduced numbers
Veterinarians who work with the beef and dairy industries will need to offer different services as consolidation in those industries