The Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) recently provided guidance to small ruminant producers and their veterinarians in an article titled “Extralabel drug use (ELDU) in small ruminants” in JAVMA,
Continue Reading The Care of Small Ruminants in the Absence of FDA-Approved Medications

As part of its Five-Year Plan for Supporting Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Settings—just released—FDA announced that it plans to shift from “educating” food animal veterinarians and producers about the
Continue Reading Food animal veterinarians, producers and feed mills should prepare for enhanced FDA enforcement.

Equine herpes virus-1, a sometimes deadly virus that can cause myeloencephalopathy in some infected horses (Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy or EHM), has surfaced at one horse farm in Union County, NJ,
Continue Reading Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy (EHM)—a devastating, infectious neurological disease affecting horses—continues to threaten equine health.

FDA’s recent announcement that it is “withdrawing draft Guidance for Industry (GFI) #230, ‘Compounding Animal Drugs from Bulk Drug Substances’” reminded me that pet owners can become confused
Continue Reading Why pet owners are understandably confused about pet medications.