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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…
WHO antimicrobial guidelines fall short of protecting human and animal health
The World Health Organization (WHO) released guidelines for antibiotic use this week that place unwarranted restrictions on the use of antibiotics…
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
Organization certifies meat for one-health considerations
The One Health Certified program, administered by the National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education, so far provides…
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.
Veterinary education expanding in Texas
Texas A&M and Texas Tech universities are looking to meet current and future animal health needs for their state by educating more
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.…
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.
Trans-Atlantic Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance (TATFAR) Listening Session
Formal title: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to hold an informal Stakeholder Listening Session on Trans-Atlantic Task Force on
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".
Residues rare in meat, FSIS official says
Federal food inspectors seldom find residue problems in animal products, despite intensive sampling, according to a Department of Agriculture…
Rural veterinary care bill introduced in House
AVMA President Dr. John de Jong released the following statement in response to today’s introduction of the VMLRP Enhancement Act.
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.
Another ballot initiative increases housing size for farm animals
As consumers demand to know more about the origin of their foods, the trend toward less-restrictive housing for farm animals has accelerated in recent…
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,
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…
AVMA Response to the FDA Extralabel Drug Use Order of Prohibition
Formal title: Docket Number [FDA-2008-N-0326] New Animal Drugs; Cephalosporin Drugs; Extralabel Animal Drug Use; Order of Prohibition The Food and…
Veterinarians star in videos on farm practices
A recently released series of videos lets viewers watch veterinarians check cows for pregnancy, deliver a pig, or drive on
Committee on Antimicrobials Positions Available
Volunteers are sought to serve on the new AVMA Committee on Antimicrobials beginning in September 2016.