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New feed rule effective Monday

April 23, 2009

The so-called BSE rule will go into effect Monday, but those affected get 6 months to comply.

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MSU veterinary researcher develops human vaccine for E.coli

April 17, 2009

East Lansing, Mich. -- A researcher with Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and Human Medicine has developed a working vaccine for enterotoxigenic E. coli, which is responsible for 60 percent to 70 percent of all E. coli diarrheal disease.

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HSUS wants food-animal housing changes in Ohio

April 16, 2009

Columbus, Ohio -- The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is targeting Ohio's farming practices in an effort to change housing requirements for farm animals.

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Instructional videos could oust outbreaks

April 9, 2009

Ithaca, N.Y. -- A new, free tool, produced by Partners in Animal Health at Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine, aims to minimize animal disease outbreaks by helping veterinarians and farmers diagnose poultry diseases more quickly.

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Web exclusive: Challenges of a rural vet

April 8, 2009

Dr. Shelley Lenz refuses to be typecast into the role of overworked, underpaid rural vet.

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New E. coli vaccine for cattle gets conditional USDA license

April 6, 2009

Willmar, Minn. -- Epitopix, the newest E. coli 0157 vaccine for cattle, was granted a conditional license by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Study shows Johne's disease can be controlled affordably

April 4, 2009

Madison, Wisc. -- A Wisconsin field trial has proven that a Johnne's disease control program is both effective and affordable.

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FARAD receives $806,000, will remain open throughout '09

April 3, 2009

Washington -- The Food Animal Residue Avoidance Database (FARAD) will remain operational throughout the rest of the year as a result of $806,000 in appropriations, which were included in the fiscal 2009 omnibus legislation signed by President Obama last month.

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AVMA urges Congress to adopt mandatory animal identification

April 1, 2009

Washington — In testimony on a proposal to create a unified national food-safety agency, the AVMA argued that the most important component in food safety is a mandatory nationwide program that tracks livestock.

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