Food Animal News, Posts and Blogs Page 3

  • October 12, 2016 - Food Safety News reports FDA testing finds weed killer residue in honey, instant oatmeal.
  • October 5, 2016 - FDA rejects rice imports following pesticide violations. Read more at USARice.
  • October 3, 2016 - The FDA remains diligent, issuing more warning letters regarding food safety violations.
  • September 19, 2016 - The FDA issued a warning letter to the Middlefield Original Cheese Co-op for mislabeling it's cheese product and possible drug residues - recombinant bovine somatotropin (rBST).
  • August 12, 2016 - The FDA issued a final rule detailing the criteria for use of a substance in animal food that is “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS).
  • July 14, 2016 - The FDA releases Foods and Veterinary Medicine Strategic Plan. PDF icon
  • June 30, 2016 - The FDA issued its fifth progress report highlighting recent actions to promote the judicious use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals.
  • April 2016 - FARAD launches the long-awaited iPhone version of VetGRAM. Download yours for free at the Apple store.
  • April 8, 2016 - The FDA is taking steps to withdraw approval of the swine drug carbadox due to safety concerns.
  • April 19, 2016 - The FDA has issued the final version of Guidance for Industry #231 Distributor Labeling for New Animal Drugs.
  • January 2016 - Kansas State University's Mike Apley addresses some questions about VFDs in Beef Magazine entitled "Questions about VFD? Let's clear up the confusion."
  • January 20, 2016 - FDA releases its Biannual Progress Report on Judicious Use of Antimicrobials in Food-producing Animals.
  • January 19, 2016 - Eggs from Backyard Chickens: How to protect human health and avoid drug residues