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Calif. antibiotics bill fails to move forward

June 18, 2009

A California Senate bill that would have placed limits on antibiotic use in food animals has failed.

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CVMA watches new bill to limit importation of eggs in California

June 12, 2009

Sacramento, Calif. -- As a result of Proposition 2, which bans gestational crates, veal crates and battery cages, the state Legislature is considering a new bill that would limit the import of eggs.

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International Aquaculture Conference coming to Norway

June 5, 2009

Schaumburg, Ill. -- As demand for seafood continues to grow, so do diseases affecting farmed fish.

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Additional NAIS meetings planned

June 1, 2009

Washington -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will host additional listening sessions regarding the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) in California, Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina and South Dakota.

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Flu scare could spur zoonotic research

June 1, 2009

Investigators may never confirm the source of H1N1, but the outbreak lead to more research dollars.

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Dairy producers get new tool to reduce lameness

May 26, 2009

A new software program has been developed that will help dairy farmers troubleshoot and reduce lameness in their herds.

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Fever ticks spread in Texas

May 11, 2009

Fever ticks continue to spread in Texas despite a quarantine, officials report.

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USDA commissions organic dairy study

May 9, 2009

National Report -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to know more about organic dairy farming and whether it's as healthy for cows as it is for people.

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Study shows NAIS will cost more than $175 million annually

May 3, 2009

Washington -- The cost of implementing a National Animal Identification System (NAIS) in the cattle sector is $175.9 million annually, which represents 91.5 percent of the total cost of the program, according to a study released by the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).

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