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VFD Common Form
September 22, 2016 — Harry Snelson [Gov.]
The Food and Drug Administration has issued Guidance Document #233 (GFI #233) to describe a suggested common format for VFD forms. Drug sponsors are required to provide a VFD form to FDA as part of...
Obituary
September 21, 2016 — Harry Snelson [AASV]
It is with sadness that we learned of the passing of Mr. John “Jack” Rodibaugh, the father of Dr. Max Rodibaugh, on Sunday September 18, 2016 at the age of 91. Jack had a life-long passion for...
Wanted: Your Practice Tip for the 2017 AASV Annual Meeting
September 21, 2016 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Is there a disease or situation you are seeing that has been especially difficult? What's one thing you do that makes you more efficient? Impresses your clients? Helps you communicate? Makes a...
Antibiotic Resistance Can Occur Naturally in Soil Bacteria
September 21, 2016 —  [Research]
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have found antibiotic-resistant bacteria in prairie soils that had little or no exposure to human or animal activity. [Source: ARS, September 21, 2016...
People on the Move: Dr. Ben Hause
September 21, 2016 —  [AASV]
Dr. Ben Hause recently joined Cambridge Technologies as Vice President of Research/Development and Diagnostics. Cambridge Technologies is a member of Prairie Holdings Group in Worthington, Minnesota,...
CSF has Reappeared in the Dominican Republic
September 21, 2016 — Harry Snelson [FAD]
Due to the reappearance of classical swine fever in the national territory (Dominican Republic), it is decided to start a vaccination campaign disease throughout the country. [Source: WTO/SPS...
Producer Alert: Seneca Valley Virus (SVV)
September 21, 2016 —  [International]
On September 13, 2016, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) informed the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) that 13 sows of Canadian origin exported to the US in six separate loads...
2016 USAHA/AAVLD Annual Meeting Registration Opens
September 21, 2016 —  [Conf.]
Plans are well underway for the 120th United States Animal Health Association (USAHA) and 59th American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) Annual Meeting. The meeting will...
AASV Industrial Partners Submissions due Sept 30
September 20, 2016 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians invites submissions for the Industrial Partners portion of the 48th AASV Annual Meeting, to be held February 25-28, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. This is...
People on the Move: Dr. Thomas Painter
September 20, 2016 —  [AASV]
Dr. Thomas Painter has joined the Zoetis Pork Technical Services team as Senior Veterinarian. With over 35 years of experience, Dr. Painter brings extensive knowledge of the industry and strong...
Position Announcement: Lecturer in Swine Health and Production Medicine
September 20, 2016 — North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine [Jobs]
The Department of Population Health and Pathobiology at North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications from qualified individuals for a non-tenure track...
Position Announcement: Swine Veterinarian
September 20, 2016 — Tyson Foods [Jobs]
Tyson Foods Inc, the world's largest protein producer and the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500, is looking for a Veterinarian to join our Pork Group Technical Services team....
Position Announcement: Staff Veterinarian
September 20, 2016 — Seaboard Foods - Guymon, Oklahoma [Jobs]
Seaboard Foods is seeking a staff veterinarian to join the production management team for farm operations located in the state of Oklahoma. The position offers a unique opportunity for veterinarians...
Roaster Pig Food Safety Recommendations
September 14, 2016 — Harry Snelson [Food]
The National Pork Board has published a Roaster Pig Food Safety Factsheet outlining tips to promote safe handling and proper cooking of roaster pigs. The factsheet describes four core practices of...
People on the Move: Dr. Gil Patterson
September 14, 2016 —  [AASV]
Dr. Gil Patterson has recently moved into a new position at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Lincoln Memorial University (LMU), located in Harrogate, Tennessee. Dr. Patterson’s primary role will...
AASV Student Abstracts Due Next Wednesday
September 13, 2016 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians announces an opportunity for veterinary students to make a scientific presentation during the Student Seminar at the AASV annual meeting in Denver,...
Call for Submissions: AASV Industrial Partners
September 13, 2016 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians invites submissions for the Industrial Partners portion of the 48th AASV Annual Meeting, to be held February 25-28, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. This is...
Position Announcement: Lecturer in Swine Health and Production Medicine
September 13, 2016 — North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine [Jobs]
The Department of Population Health and Pathobiology at North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications from qualified individuals for a non-tenure track...
Position Announcement: Swine Veterinarian
September 13, 2016 — Tyson Foods [Jobs]
Tyson Foods Inc, the world's largest protein producer and the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500, is looking for a Veterinarian to join our Pork Group Technical Services team....
Position Announcement: Staff Veterinarian
September 13, 2016 — Seaboard Foods - Guymon, Oklahoma [Jobs]
Seaboard Foods is seeking a staff veterinarian to join the production management team for farm operations located in the state of Oklahoma. The position offers a unique opportunity for veterinarians...
Position Announcement: Research Scientist/Veterinary Pathologist
September 13, 2016 — Phibro Animal Health Corporation [Jobs]
Phibro Animal Health Corporation seeks a Research Scientist - Veterinary Pathologist. The successful applicant will research and develop new diagnostic methods, technologies, and new products;...

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Category abbreviations: AASV=Membership information, announcements, and other information from the American Association of Swine Veterinarians; Abs.=Abstracts from journal articles of general interest to swine veterinarians.; ALERT=Used to create email alerts; An.H.=Animal Health; Conf.=Conference announcements and other continuing education opportunities; FAD="Foreign" Animal Disease and other news most significant to regions outside of North America.; Food=Food Safety; Gov.=Information about legislation, regulations, and rulemaking that may affect the swine industry or swine veterinarians.; Hum.H.=Human health; Ind.=News from the pork industry, including NPPC and Pork Board activities.; International=Information regarding swine health and production internationally.; Jobs=Position announcements, primarily seeking swine veterinarians.; Meet=Provides a short synopsis of meetings of importance to swine veterinarians.; News=Agriculture related news events.; Nutr.=Swine nutrition; OP-ED=Opinion or editorial articles expressing the thoughts of individual Association members.; Pharm.=Pharmaceuticals and biologicals; PRRS=Articles from the AASV PRRS Task Force; Practice=Information associated with practice management or development.; Research=Research topics of interest to swine veterinarians.; Students=Information of interest to AASV student members.; USDA=US Dept. of Agriculture activities of interest to swine veterinarians.; Welfare=Animal welfare issues