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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 14, 2001
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Washington, D.C. - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must take "prompt, substantial steps" to avert delays in its review of emerging breakthroughs in medical technology, the Lewin Group, a health care policy research firm, advises.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
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Washington - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has instituted new interstate movement, identification, and indemnity requirements for sheep and goats, agreed to by all 50 states.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
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Washington - The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and the Michigan Pork Producers Association (MPPA) are asking a federal district judge to determine the constitutionality of the pork checkoff, and to rule on the legality of the settlement agreement between NPPC and the USDA.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2001
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Shawnee Mission, Kan.- Bayer announces it has received approval from the Center of Veterinary Medicine of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Marquis (15 percent w/w ponazuril) Antiprotozoal Oral Paste for the treatment of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM). Marquis offers equine veterinarians and their clients the first FDA-approved treatment for EPM, combining safety, efficacy and convenience, the company says.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2001
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Washington-The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) applauds the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee for securing $40 million in funds to modernize the National Animal Health Facility in Ames, Iowa.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2001
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The Food and Drug Administration has developed an action plan addressing the agency's steps in dealing with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow disease) among other transmissible spongiform encephalopathies.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2001
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Washington-If Congress approves it, President George Bush's supplemental appropriations request would call for an additional $35 million for the United States Department of Agriculture to step up preventative measures against foreign animal disease threats.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2001
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Helena, Mont.-Montana Supreme Court justices have turned down a claim that Colorado State University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital (CSU-VTH) should be open to long-arm jurisdiction for an equine malpractice lawsuit because it operated a Web site.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2001
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Washington-The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially withdrew the approval of two new animal drug applications sponsored by Abbott Laboratories.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2001
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Washington- Government officials are considering adding a definition for distress to animal welfare regulations and changing the way laboratory animal use is recorded in research, experiments and teaching.
Feb 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff

Washington, D.C.-At presstime, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing new animal thresholds for antibiotic approvals, while a new Purdue University pilot program was just launched to monitor antibiotic resistance in companion and food animals.