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New multi-species swine flu virus spreads

April 24, 2009

Reports of outbreaks among humans in in the U.S. and internationally have increased.

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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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New guidelines aim to stop swine abuse

April 21, 2009

Perry, Iowa -- Stopping swine abuse starts with a strong policy statement and veterinarians, according to the AASV Pig Welfare Committee.

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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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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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Honors awarded to top swine veterinarians

April 5, 2009

Perry, Iowa -- Numerous honors and scholarships were spread around at the annual meeting of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) in March.

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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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