Rural areas are clamoring for veterinarians, prompting universities and governments to find new ways to attract new blood to large-animal medicine. But what about rural practice is causing the shortage?
Washington -- A two-page document offering guidance on avoiding the spread of influenza was developed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and now is available on OSHA?s Web site.
Rockville, Md. -- Data should drive the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) regulatory proposal on appropriate antimicrobial uses in food animals, according to recently released statement from two prominent veterinary organizations.
Washington -- Researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have discovered that adding the amino acid tryptophan to the diet of female pigs can decrease their aggression, making them more manageable.
Washington -- The Food and Drug Administration and the United States Department of Agriculture collaborated on new set of tools designed to help food-animal producers mitigate risk of bioterrorism on their food production process.
Washington -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued its first conditional license for a pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccine for swine to Pfizer Animal Health. The vaccine is intended to protect pigs from developing the virus.