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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 10, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Washington -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration opened the new Reportable Food Registry (RFR), an electronic portal that food-industry officials are now required to use to alert the FDA when they have reason to believe their products might sicken or kill humans or animals.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 07, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Washington -- The Senate voted this week to slash funding for the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) developed by the Department of Agriculture as a means of protecting the nation's food supply.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
The process of designing vaccination programs and cost-effective treatment regimens should be data driven and "custom built" for a particular feeding operation.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
There is a perception that a rural practitioner has a much harder time achieving "success" than if that same doctor had gone into small animal practice in the big city.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 11, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Saskatchewan, Canada -- Canadian public health officials are investigating a new strain of influenza that has sickened two pig farm workers in Saskatchewan.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 23, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Austin, Texas -- Cattle tuberculosis was confirmed in a west Texas dairy that was placed under quarantine when some animals in the herd responded to a TB test conducted prior to a sale.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 18, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
A California Senate bill that would have placed limits on antibiotic use in food animals has failed.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 05, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Schaumburg, Ill. -- As demand for seafood continues to grow, so do diseases affecting farmed fish.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2009
Investigators may never confirm the source of H1N1, but the outbreak lead to more research dollars.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Washington -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will host additional listening sessions regarding the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) in California, Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina and South Dakota.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 26, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
A new software program has been developed that will help dairy farmers troubleshoot and reduce lameness in their herds.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 09, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
National Report -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to know more about organic dairy farming and whether it's as healthy for cows as it is for people.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 03, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Washington -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will hold a series of listening sessions on the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) this month.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 03, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Washington -- The cost of implementing a National Animal Identification System (NAIS) in the cattle sector is $175.9 million annually, which represents 91.5 percent of the total cost of the program, according to a study released by the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
National Report -- The pleading of agriculture groups against using the term "swine flu" for the new multi-species strain of swine influenza got results. Both the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced they would now refer to the pandemic-causing virus as influenza A/H1N1.