Veterinary Feed Directive

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.

FDA, gearing up for the implementation of the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD), recently “issued a letter reminding retail establishments that sell medically important antimicrobials for use in feed or
Continue Reading FDA Prepares for Implementation of Its Veterinary Feed Directive