AVMA weighs stepped-up role in global food security
With the world’s population projected to grow by one-third to more than 9 billion people by 2050, global food production must increase as
FDA extends call for treatment limit ideas
Food and Drug Administration authorities have extended a call for ideas on how to limit durations of some approved antimicrobial
Bovine veterinarians honored; students supported
The American Association of Bovine Practitioners honored 10 veterinarians for their work to improve the lives of people and cattle.
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.
FDA may give more details on drug sales
Food and Drug Administration officials plan to provide more context in reports on antimicrobials administered to livestock by estimating
Apley aims to recruit, aid cattle veterinarians
Dr. Mike D. Apley is committed to recruiting students and, as they become veterinarians, retaining them as members of the American Association of…
AABP gives guidance on drug stewardship
American Association of Bovine Practitioners' guidance on drug stewardship recommends that veterinarians be knowledgeable leaders in antimicrobial use…
Pain control approved in a food animal
A topical NSAID is the first drug approved for use in cattle to control pain associated with foot rot and fever associated with bovine respiratory…
Cattle veterinarians asked to issue illegal VFDs
Veterinary associations warned in March that cattle veterinarians were being pressured to issue illegal orders for medicated feeds.