FDA issued a draft revised guidance for industry, “General Principles for Evaluating the Human Food Safety of New Animal Drugs Used In Food-Producing Animals” in July 2016 that “described the type of information that the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) recommends sponsors provide [the agency] to address the

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Dairy farmers, and other food animal producers, should be ever-vigilant in their use of medications to treat their herds and flocks, otherwise they may be at risk of violating certain federal laws.  Following through with its promise to increase its enforcement activities, FDA has already issued more warning letters to

Following the lead from New York City, the enforcement of New Jersey’s Animal Cruelty Statute should be placed squarely under the authority of state and local police, with animal control officers, animal cruelty investigators, certified livestock investigators, and SPCA officers providing technical support and expertise, when needed.

As recently reported by the ASPCA, the long-standing

A new proposed law in New Jersey, Assemby Bill No. 1717, would make “assault by animal” a crime when a person purposely uses an animal to intimidate or put another person in fear of bodily injury.  Most people would think this is a good law.  However, the bill may unintentionally criminalize the use of guard

Dog owners should be aware of a study performed by MGA Research Corporation, a nationally certified testing facility, which tested 11 different dog harnesses for safety and efficacy.  Testing was funded by the Center for Pet Safety, which published the results on its website.

Keeping in mind that there are no approved standards for