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Animal welfare: When emotion and science collide

November 1, 2009

When it comes to animal welfare, is it too late for diplomacy or have the battle lines already been drawn?

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Calif. outlaws tail docking of cattle, horses

October 22, 2009

Sacramento, Calif. -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law a bill making cattle and horse tail docking illegal in California.

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H1N1 found in Minnesota pigs, Oregon ferret

October 21, 2009

National Report -- Tests confirm that pigs at the recent Minnesota State Fair were infected with H1N1 influenza virus. They are the first swine in the country to be found with the 2009 pandemic virus.

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New farm animal welfare law passes in Michigan

October 12, 2009

Lansing, Mich. -- Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm today signed a new animal-welfare law mandating pen sizes for veal calves, egg-laying hens and pregnant sows.

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AABP names new officers, sets goals

October 11, 2009

The AABP named its officers for the upcoming year at its 42nd annual conference in Omaha.

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FDA unleashes new antimicrobial resistance data

October 7, 2009

Rockville, Md. -- The 2006 Executive Report from the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) was released today by the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Veterinary Medicine.

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Michigan lawmakers pass farm-animal welfare bill

October 2, 2009

New housing requirements for swine, veal calves and poultry were adopted in Michigan after a last-minute push by the Humane Society of the United States.

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Fear over H1N1 detection brings down swine disease samples

September 25, 2009

National Report -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture, concerned about a perceived drop in swine disease samples from pork producers, is urging veterinarians to continue monitoring herds for a variety of diseases, including the H1N1 influenza virus.

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Human H1N1 vaccines are on their way

September 17, 2009

Veterinarians may want to get in line early to receive the H1N1 vaccines recently approved by FDA.

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