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COVID-19: Resources for shelters, food animal veterinarians
Two new AVMA resources provide practical guidance for animal shelter personnel and food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Considerations for food animal veterinarians during the COVID-19 pandemic
It’s critical to actively incorporate preventive measures into facility visits to decrease the risk of infection for veterinarians, staff members, and…
African swine fever help, Pet Dental Health Month, pets in one health
Veterinarian notification of violative residues in foods of animal origin
The AVMA supports a safe, abundant, and wholesome food supply raised in an environment that enhances public health and animal wellbeing.
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.
1965 - 1975
The period of 1965-1975 could be characterized as a time when part of the foundation for the present-day one-health initiative was laid,
Combating African swine fever
Swine veterinarians and pork producers are actively working with state and federal officials to combat African swine fever. They can’t do it alone.…
African swine fever
African swine fever is a severe viral disease affecting domestic and wild pigs. Prevention is key to keeping pigs safe from it.
H3N1 poses risks for people, pigs
H3N1 influenza strains recently seen in U.S. swine could pose risks for people and pigs, according to federal animal health authorities.
The AVMA supports the USDA/APHIS definition of feral swine as: "Swine that have lived all (wild) or any part (feral) of their lives free-roaming".
Ports of entry, feed ingredients key in fight against deadly swine virus
Imported animal feed can carry African swine fever virus and other pathogens devastating to swine herds.
U.S. braces for African swine fever
As another virus deadly to swine spreads in Asia, swine veterinarians across North America are trying to identify any remaining flaws in their…
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.
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,
Threatening drug resistance gene found on swine farm
Environmental samples from a U.S. swine farm contained several species of Enterobacteriaceae with carbapenem resistance genes that could be
Antibiotic use is changing. Talk to your veterinarian.
Talk to a veterinarian about responsible use of antibiotics in animals. Veterinary oversight helps preserve antimicrobial effectiveness in fighting…
Review finds U.S. animal disease control system adequate, but needing improvement
A review of the nation's ability to protect livestock and poultry against foreign animal diseases describes the state of disease
1955 - 1965
The late 1950s and early 1960s saw a flurry of technological and sociological changes in the United States.
What is FSVM?
Veterinarians protect America's – and the world's – food supply from the farm to the dinner table.
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…
Foundation to fund agriculture research
A nonprofit organization created by the federal government is expected to fund agriculture research through private donations.
Rumors of the demise of the extension veterinarian
No one knows exactly how many extension veterinarians there are, although they always have been few in number.
1945 - 1955
With the end of World War II, “Thousands of people, particularly those in the medical profession, are returning to civil life