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Showing only stories from the Gov. category: Information about legislation, regulations, and rulemaking that may affect the swine industry or swine veterinarians. -- show all categories

USDA Advances "Modernization of Pork Slaughter" Rule
June 21, 2017 —  [Gov.]
USDA's Food Safety & Inspection Service intends to move forward with plans to modernize swine slaughter inspections by way of a "Modernization of Pork Slaughter" rule. The new rule -...
Agriculture Sees Increases in FY 2017 Appropriations
May 9, 2017 —  [Gov.]
The Agriculture appropriations portion of the Omnibus focuses investments in programs that bolster U.S. agriculture, support rural communities, maintain and promote food and drug safety, and provide...
Is It Really 'FDA Approved?'
January 17, 2017 —  [Gov.]
"FDA approved!"Maybe you saw those words on a company's website, or in a commercial promoting a new product or treatment. Some marketers may say their products are "FDA approved,"...
Update on FY 2017 NIFA Appropriations
December 21, 2016 —  [Gov.]
NIFA is currently operating under a fiscal year (FY) 2017 temporary Continuing Resolution (CR) that provides funds for our discretionary programs through April 28, 2017. On Dec. 9, the Senate passed...
VFD Common Form
December 14, 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...
VFD Common Form
November 16, 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...
VFD Common Form
October 19, 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...
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...
FDA May be Coming to Your Clinic
July 20, 2016 — Harry Snelson [Gov.]
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has implemented a pilot project designed to help train FDA compliance personnel on the new VFD rules and to identify gaps in stakeholder education regarding the...
NIFA Webinar on New Veterinary Services Grant Program
February 24, 2016 —  [Gov.]
USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will host the Veterinary Services Grant Program webinar on Feb 25, 1-2:30 p.m. EST to seek public comment and input regarding the new...
Congress Repeals ‘COOL’ Meat Labeling Provision
December 23, 2015 —  [Gov.]
Passage of a fiscal 2016 catch-all federal spending bill that includes repeal of the meat labeling provision of the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) law, allows the United States to avoid...
APHIS Proposes a New System of Records
September 23, 2015 —  [Gov.]
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service proposes to add a system of records to its inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (Docket No. APHIS-2011-0057). The...

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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