Food Animal News, Posts and Blogs Page 6

  • July 6, 2012 - The FDA announces new analytic methods and sampling procedures for the US National Residue Program for meat, poultry, and egg products. View the official notice here.
  • April 26, 2012 - Limited recall of DuMOR® Poultry Grower/Finisher bags containing DuMOR® Poultry Layer 16% Crumbles because of possible animal health risk. For more details, view the press release here.
  • April 11, 2012 - The FDA seeks veterinary oversight of 'medically important' antibiotics in livestock
  • April 6, 2012 - The FDA announced today that the order of prohibition of cephalosporins originally published on January 4, 2012 is now effective. To view the full article click here.
  • March 12, 2012 - The National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) has synthesized information from an October 2011 symposium in the form of a white paper titled "Antibiotic Use in Food Animals." For a copy of the full document, please click here.
  • February 13, 2012 - The President's 2013 Fiscal Year Budget proposal has been released by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Funding for the FARAD program has been eliminated completely from this proposed budget.
  • January 4, 2012 - FDA issued an order that prohibits certain extra-label uses of cephalosporin antimicrobial drugs in cattle, swine, chicken and turkey. Click here to read the news release.
  • June 8, 2011 - FDA announces a voluntary suspension of sales on all products containing Roxarsone for use in food animals. Click here to read the full PDF bulletin.
  • June 2, 2011 - FDA releases a draft guidance that outlines a proposed approach to establish microbiological ADI values for veterinary drug residues in human food. Click here to access the PDF, at the FDA website.
  • April 2011 - The USDA posted an article regarding FARAD's role in Animal & Plant Biosecurity.
  • March 29, 2011 - FDA announces the approval of Iron Dextran for baby pigs. Approval will help alleviate current shortage. Click here to read the full article at the FDA website.
  • March 18, 2011 - radioactive fallout contamination of food-producing animals and food safety considerations. Click here to read the full PDF bulletin.
  • November 25, 2008 - The FDA has reversed the order prohibiting the extra-label use of cephalosporin antimicrobial drugs in food-producing animals.