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Kavault® is a First-In-Class Antibiotic
February 3, 2016 —  [Pharm.]
Kavault®, a new swine product from Elanco Animal Health, represents a first-in-class, animal use-only antibiotic for reduction in incidence and overall severity of diarrhea in the presence of...
Economics of Antibiotic Use in U.S. Livestock Production
December 23, 2015 —  [Pharm.]
There is mounting concern that use of antibiotics in livestock will contribute to antimicrobial-resistant pathogens, with repercussions for human and animal health. The USDA Economic Research Service...
2012 CIPARS Annual Report, Chapters 3 and 4 Published
December 21, 2015 —  [Pharm.]
The Canadian Integrated Program for Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance (CIPARS), created in 2002, is a national program dedicated to the collection, integration, analysis, and communication of...
New VFD Rules Now in Effect
October 14, 2015 — Harry Snelson [Pharm.]
Remember that the new Veterinary Feed Directive rule took effect on October 1, 2015. This impacts the three VFD swine products currently on the market (florfenicol, tilmicosin and avilamycin) and any...
California Bans Certain Uses of Antibiotics on Farms
October 14, 2015 — Harry Snelson [Pharm.]
California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed into law the nation’s toughest restrictions yet on antibiotic use in livestock. The law bans the state's livestock producers from using certain antibiotics...
2014 DANMAP Report Released
October 14, 2015 —  [Pharm.]
Since 1995 the DANMAP programme has monitored the use of antimicrobials in humans and animals in Denmark, and the occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria in animals, people and foods. The...
New VFD Rules Now in Effect
October 7, 2015 — Harry Snelson [Pharm.]
Remember that the new Veterinary Feed Directive rule takes effect on October 1, 2015. This impacts the three VFD swine products currently on the market (florfenicol, tilmicosin and avilamycin) and...
VFD changes Take Effect this Week
September 30, 2015 — Harry Snelson [Pharm.]
Remember that the new Veterinary Feed Directive rule takes effect on October 1, 2015. This impacts the three VFD swine products currently on the market (florfenicol, tilmicosin and avilamycin) and...
FDA Seeks Comments on Combination Drugs
August 25, 2015 —  [Pharm.]
The FDA is considering changing the approval process for drugs used in combination in medicated feeds. Currently, the use of combined drugs in a medicated feed requires an approved new animal drug...
NARMS Integrated Report: 2012-2013
August 19, 2015 —  [Pharm.]
This report summarizes the major findings of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) for calendar years 2012 and 2013. The most important resistance findings for Salmonella,...
Veterinary Feed Directive Brochures
July 22, 2015 —  [Pharm.]
Veterinary Feed Directive Brochures - now available: [Source: FDA Ctr. for Veterinary Medicine] Veterinary Feed Directive Producer Requirements -...
FSIS Posts the 2015 Residue Sampling Plans
April 1, 2015 —  [Pharm.]
FSIS is announcing the posting of the publication, U.S. National Residue Program for Meat, Poultry and Egg Products – 2015 Residue Sampling Plans (Blue Book). The publication is the latest version of...
Baytril FDA Approved for Control of E. coli in Swine
January 14, 2015 —  [Pharm.]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved changes in the label claims for Baytril 100 (enrofloxacin). The drug may now be used intramuscularly or subcutaneously for the control of...
Senators Want FDA to Collect More Animal Antibiotics Data
November 26, 2014 —  [Pharm.]
Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Tom Harkin (D-IA), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to step up animal antibiotic tracking....

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