Recent News Items

January 30, 2018 - FDA, USDA announce formal agreement to bolster coordination and collaboration.

January 10, 2018 - USDA drafts rule for eggs, egg substitutes used in many foods.

December 21, 2017 - FDA provides Free-Choice Feeding Options for Anaplasmosis Control in Cattle

December 18, 2017 - FDA provides FAQ on "Using Medically Important Antimicrobials in Bees"

December 7, 2017 - FDA released summary of sales and distribution for antimicrobial drugs approved for use in food-producing animals.

December 5, 2017 - GenX Compound found in honey in North Carolina

November 29, 2017 - Tennessee man sentenced for conspiring to defraud the FDA.

October 23, 2017 - FDA Releases 2015 NARMS Integrated Report.

October 23, 2017 - Investigators found medicated animals bearing potentially harmful drug residues.

September 13, 2017 - FDA warns beef and seafood processors their distribution is not in compliance with the law.

August 14, 2017 - FDA proposes biomass method to obtain animal antimicrobial sales and distribution data based on animal species and weight.

July 25, 2017 - FDA approves the first pain control medication for cattle.

May 24, 2017 - The National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments (NCIMS) acted to align the Grade “A” Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) with the Food Safety Modernization Act.

June 28, 2017 - FDA issues a warning letter to a farm found to have illegal drug residue limits in edible cow tissue.

June 20, 2017 - FDA informs Veterinarians about important labeling changes to Critical Care Medications for people.

February 6, 2017 - Complaint filed against violators complying with current good manufacturing practices for medicated animal feeds.

January 3, 2017 - The FDA announces the implementation of GFI #213 and outlines continuing efforts to address antimicrobial resistance.