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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 21, 2002
By dvm360.com staff

Washington - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is amending regulations and standards pertaining to animal exports.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2002

Anchorage, Alaska- In a benchmark decision, Alaska Supreme Court justices rule that damages for the untimely loss of a pet can be measured by the cost of replacing it, or more specifically, an animal's actual value.

Mar 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. recently launched Torpex aerosol albuterol sulfate, a dose inhaler approved for use in horses suffering from reversible airway obstruction.
Mar 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Intervet announces it has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for NeoGard as the first and only vaccine for bovine neosporosis
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 27, 2002
By dvm360.com staff

The Food and Drug Administration intends to determine the safety of enrofloxacin for use in poultry via a proposed hearing to be scheduled later this year.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Horses with recurrent airway obstruction may no longer have to suffer following Food and Drug Administration approval of a specially designed equine inhaler with medication.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Horse owners will want to take heed of several new rules on the care of horses destined for slaughter.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff

Washington-The U.S. Supreme Court denied without comment Kansas cattleman and order buyer Jerry Goetz's request for appeal in his claim that he should not have to pay the $1-per-head beef checkoff.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2002

Washington, D.C.-You think you have a few friends?

The White House, inundated with letters of support, recently asked groups to stop sending correspondence to President George W. Bush in favor of Dr. Lester M. Crawford leading the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 18, 2001
By dvm360.com staff

Washington-Federal animal health laboratories - the places where strains of anthrax, botulism and plague reside in the U.S. - are in dire need of repair, says a U.S. Department of Agriculture official.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2001
By dvm360.com staff

Washington-The Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has made his case to White House officials. Senator Edward Kennedy appears to have endorsed it. And fellow senators concur.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 30, 2001
By dvm360.com staff

Lester Crawford, DVM, Ph.D., must be numb to the pins and needles by now.

Since July his name has been one of the leading choices for the next FDA commissioner among senior officials; and apparently, his name is one of only two that remains.

For whatever reason, however, the White House is not committing to anyone yet.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 14, 2001
By dvm360.com staff
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
By dvm360.com staff
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
By dvm360.com staff
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.