Food Animal News, Posts and Blogs Page 4

  • December 17, 2015 - The approval of all applications for use of nitarsone in animal feed is withdrawn. Following this action, there are no FDA-approved, arsenic-based drugs for use in food producing animals.
  • December 15, 2015 - Cancer drug for dogs (Kinavet-CA1) conditional approval expired and is now an unapproved animal drug with no legal marketing status.
  • October 10, 2015 - California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 27, making California the first state in the nation to impose additional restrictions on the use of antibiotics in healthy farm animals and prohibit their use to promote the growth of livestock.
  • September 9, 2015 - The FDA posted 5 new FDA rules that will make your foods safer.
  • August 2015 - Mike Apley, DVM, PhD at KSU offers insight to the FDA's final VFD rule in under "Vet's Opinion" at the Beef Magazine website.
  • June 3, 2015 - The FDA has issued a the final rule on the Veterinary Feed Directive.
  • May 2015 - Fact Or Chicken Poop: The Truth About the Withdrawal Period for Wazine.
  • May 12, 2015 - The FDA has issued a final Guidance For Industry to establish standardized tests for evaluating the genotoxicity of veterinary drugs with the aim to facilitate establishment of acceptable daily intakes (ADIs) for veterinary drug residues in human food.
  • April 10, 2015 - The FDA released its fifth annual report that summarizes the sales and distribution of antimicrobial drugs approved for use in food-producing animal species. Click here for details.
  • April 1, 2015 - The FDA announced that Zoetis Animal Health will suspend the sales of nitarsone by fall and formally withdraw the approval for the drug by the end of 2015.
  • March 27, 2015 - The White House released its National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, including a five-part approach to curb antibiotic resistance.
  • March 5, 2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced results from its Milk Sampling Survey that found a low incidence of residues for drugs of concern.
  • February 25, 2015 - FDA releases Biannual Progress Report on judicious use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals. Read all of the articles pertaining to the FDA’s Antibiotic Resistance Strategy.
  • February 22, 2015 - Access the White Paper released by the National Institute for Animal Agriculture regarding Antibiotic Use and Resistance.