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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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USDA unleashes $11 million to fight animal disease outbreaks

April 5, 2009

Fifteen states will divide $11 million in grants to increase food safety.

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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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Changes in agriculture place new demands on rural veterinarians

April 1, 2009

National Report — While the shortage of rural veterinarians across the country is palpable, the number of people needed isn't.

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Calif. Senate enters antimicrobial debate

March 17, 2009

The California Senate soon will debate non-therapeutic antimicrobial use in food animals.

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GAO report: Agency says U.S. clueless on staffing of DVM workforce

March 1, 2009

National Report — The federal government lacks a comprehensive understanding of the sufficiency of its veterinarian work force, according to the Government Accounting Office.

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