Harmonization of aquatic animal health programs
The AVMA considers it to the benefit of aquatic animals, public health, seafood safety, and the environment, to encourage and work with all entities.…
Aquatic animal health and disease regulations*
Uniform and standardized approaches to formulating and implementing state, national and international regulations optimizing the health of aquatic…
AVMA statement on veterinarians in aquatic animal medicine
Veterinarians in the United States provide animal and public health care (i.e. diagnose disease, perform surgery, evaluate and recommend management…
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.
The AVMA recognizes the pressing need for effective actions to ensure the future health of aquatic animals and ecosystems
Livestock identification and animal traceability
The AVMA believes that permanent, unique identification of animals and premises is essential for tracing origin and destination of all livestock,
National Policy for Oceans, Coasts & Great Lakes - (Part 3)
Formal title: Interagency Policy Task Force; Interim Framework for Effective Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning On December 9, 2009, the Interagency…
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…
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.
Updated September 7, 2012 Photo courtesy of CDC The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reported that since August 2011,…
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