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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.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Washington -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a final guidance document April 30 about the substances prohibited for use in animal feed, relating to its new rule to protect against bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 30, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
The first full genome of a female Hereford cow has been sequenced.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 27, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
St. Paul, Minn. -- A poultry feed typically used by small flock owners has been voluntarily recalled by its manufacturer.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 23, 2009
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The so-called BSE rule will go into effect Monday, but those affected get 6 months to comply.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 17, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
East Lansing, Mich. -- A researcher with Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and Human Medicine has developed a working vaccine for enterotoxigenic E. coli, which is responsible for 60 percent to 70 percent of all E. coli diarrheal disease.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 16, 2009
Columbus, Ohio -- The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is targeting Ohio's farming practices in an effort to change housing requirements for farm animals.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 09, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Ithaca, N.Y. -- A new, free tool, produced by Partners in Animal Health at Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine, aims to minimize animal disease outbreaks by helping veterinarians and farmers diagnose poultry diseases more quickly.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 08, 2009
Dr. Shelley Lenz refuses to be typecast into the role of overworked, underpaid rural vet.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 06, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Willmar, Minn. -- Epitopix, the newest E. coli 0157 vaccine for cattle, was granted a conditional license by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 04, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Madison, Wisc. -- A Wisconsin field trial has proven that a Johnne's disease control program is both effective and affordable.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 03, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Washington -- The Food Animal Residue Avoidance Database (FARAD) will remain operational throughout the rest of the year as a result of $806,000 in appropriations, which were included in the fiscal 2009 omnibus legislation signed by President Obama last month.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Washington — In testimony on a proposal to create a unified national food-safety agency, the AVMA argued that the most important component in food safety is a mandatory nationwide program that tracks livestock.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2009
The dramatic shortage of public-health veterinarians could put the nation at risk.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2009
National Report — While the shortage of rural veterinarians across the country is palpable, the number of people needed isn't.