Companies to reduce antimicrobial availability
Hundreds of antimicrobial products will no longer be approved for livestock production uses, such as increased weight gain
Federal Regulations on Animal Health and Welfare Issues
This page list federal regulations AVMA is working on in animal health, animal welfare & aquatic veterinary medicine.
AVMA advocates for veterinary licensing in U.S. waters outside state Jurisdiction
Why is the AVMA advocating for this? The AVMA with guidance by its Aquatic Veterinary Medicine Committee wants to bridge a critical gap in the…
Draft Environmental Assessment and Preliminary Finding of No Significant Impact Concerning a Genetically Engineered Atlantic Salmon
The Food and Drug Administration announced the availability of the agency's draft enviromental assessement concerning AquaBounty Technologies
Approval and Labeling of Food Made from AquAdvantage Salmon
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2010-N0385] Food Labeling: Labeling of Food Made From AquAdvantage Salmon; Public Hearing and Request for Comments …
Recent gene-editing technologies are being used to create mice that model human genetic diseases, Holstein cattle lacking horns, and
October 2014 Issue of The AVMA Advocate
Ebola and pets; AVMA urges Congress to help rural areas get needed vet care
NOAA, NGOs debate effects of ocean farms on wildlife
Federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico have been open to fish farming for two years, but no farms yet exist.
Senators doubt FDA can control antimicrobial use
Three senators have expressed doubt federal authorities can or will ensure veterinarians administer antimicrobials to livestock only
Conserving habitats, ecosystems everywhere key to saving wildlife
The romantic vision of habitat and ecosystem conservation is rather different from the reality.
Veterinary Oversight of Antimicrobial Use in Livestock: Impact on Stakeholders; Public Meetings (August 5, 2013)
FR Doc No. FDA-2012-N-1046; Veterinary Oversight of Antimicrobial Use in Livestock: Impact on Stakeholders; Public Meetings; Request for Comments…
Antimicrobial use in veterinary practice
These AVMA resources for veterinarians support the judicious use of antibiotics and other antimicrobials, and combat antimicrobial resistance.
Veterinary Feed Directive
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing to amend its animal drug regulations regarding veterinary feed directive drugs
Federal Regulations on Food Safety Issues
This page lists federal regulations AVMA is working on in the area of food safety.
NOAA Plan for Regulating Offshore Marine Aquaculture
In 2009, NOAA invited comments on proposed approaches for regulating aquaculture in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) that extends
Committee on Antimicrobials
The Committee on Antimicrobials advises the AVMA Board of Directors on antimicrobial topics, serving as the primary resource to the AVMA on…
1985 - 1995
This era saw female veterinarians become AVMA editor-in-chief and AVMA president-elect—and a veterinary student become Miss America
FDA considering approval of genetically engineered salmon
Some veterinarians & consumer advocates want more data before genetically engineered salmon are sold in the U.S
Congress could intervene over modified salmon
Members of Congress are pushing the Food and Drug Administration in opposite directions over whether the agency should finish investigating