Regulating equine plasma products
The Executive Board has approved a position statement on the regulation of equine plasma products.
Chronicling a century of veterinary medicine
JAVMA’s first issue came out in October 1915. In the ensuing 100 years, the Journal has had a marked impact on AVMA members, and vice
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
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 voices veterinary needs to FDA about cannabis products
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should provide regulatory clarity about expectations for the labeling, safety, and use of cannabis-derived…
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
FDA assesses safety of food products from cloned animals
The Food and Drug Administration has released a draft executive summary of a document that assesses the safety of food products
FDA cautions consumers about chicken jerky products for dogs
The Food and Drug Administration is cautioning consumers about a potential association between the development of illness in
Farm bill delivers victory for veterinary medicine
The nation’s new farm bill creates critical programs to improve animal health and enhance the nation’s ability to prevent and respond to animal…
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…
AVMA recognizes excellence in veterinary medicine
During AVMA Convention 2017 this July in Indianapolis, the AVMA bestowed awards to recognize excellence in veterinary medicine.
Delegates tackle timely issues in veterinary medicine
The times indeed are a changin’, and the 2017 House of Delegates meeting held at the AVMA Annual Convention certainly reflected that reality. From…
AVMA VP Strother on the future of veterinary medicine
The AVMA House of Delegates would approve all changes to the Veterinarian's Oath and would have more authority over the establishment of
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.
Policy addresses therapeutic use of stem cells, regenerative medicine
The AVMA House of Delegates passed a new policy July 21 on Therapeutic Use of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine.
Executive Board focuses on future of veterinary medicine, AVMA
The AVMA Executive Board approved a number of recommendations at its meeting that will help plan for the future of veterinary medicine
Center of Excellence focuses on dairy education
Four veterinary colleges will collaborate to develop and implement the National Center of Excellence in Dairy Production Medicine
Antimicrobial sales rise in 2018 but remain down over decade
Data show one-year rises among products for pigs, cattle
Companies to reduce antimicrobial availability
Hundreds of antimicrobial products will no longer be approved for livestock production uses, such as increased weight gain
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
Farm veterinarians adjust to reduce COVID-19 risk
This spring, veterinarians spent less time in barns and more time helping farm workers stay healthy. Veterinary organizations, academic centers, and…
A LIBRARY OF LIVESTOCK HERITAGE
Livestock breeding has followed narrow lines to improve production, and dozens of breeds have fallen out of favor.
Accreditation-related actions approved
The Executive Board approved funds for the production of an educational presentation on veterinary school/college accreditation.
FDA clarifies use of monensin
Rumensin is the first approved new animal drug feed ingredient for dairy cows that increases milk production.
Salmonella declines since HACCP implementation
Since the implementation of HACCP, the presence of Salmonella in raw meat and poultry products has declined