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FDA clarifies term for 'non-lactating' cattle

April 1, 2012

Rockville, Md. — FDA has issued a statement clarifying that dry dairy cows should not be included in the definition of non-lactating dairy cattle.

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FDA to address antiparasitic drug use and resistance in equines, ruminants

February 10, 2012

Rockville, Md. -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to tackle anthelmintic resistance in horses and ruminants during a two-day public meeting in March.

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FDA to prohibit certain uses of cephalosporin antibiotics in food animals

January 4, 2012

National Report -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an order Jan. 4 prohibiting certain uses of cephalosporin antibiotics in food animals after April 5.

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FDA scraps 12-year-old petition to pull antibiotic approvals for food animals

January 1, 2012

Rockville, Md. — Twelve years after filing a petition calling for the phase-out of non-medical uses of antibiotics in food animals, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently denied these petitions by saying withdrawing approvals for certain antimicrobail uses in food animals would consume too much of the agency's time and resources.

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USU researchers look at 'pasture pharmacy' alternatives for livestock

January 1, 2012

Logan, Utah — An agricultural researcher is investigating new pasture-management strategies to treat various conditions of livestock.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture investigates citrus peels as antimicrobial substitute

January 1, 2012

Washington — More than a decade of research by the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) indicates that citrus peels, specifically a compound called d-limonen, may be a viable substitute for antimicrobials in livestock.

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University of Nebraska seeks answers about 'supershedding' of pathogens in livestock

September 1, 2011

Lincoln. Neb. — Researchers at the University of Nebraska have been awarded a five-year, $2.35 millioin grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to find what makes some livestock "supershedders" of food-borne pathogens.

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What difference do antimicrobials make in food animal infectious disease? (Proceedings)

August 1, 2011

Antimicrobial efficacy in cattle can be evaluated through clinical studies including a negative control group. To be included here, the study must have specified that the subjects were randomized, the evaluators were masked to treatment, and that statistical analysis was applied.

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Antimicrobial resistance in food animals—are we encountering untreatable diseases? (Proceedings)

August 1, 2011

The short answer is "no" when we look for widespread, peer-reviewed evidence of untreatable infectious disease in food animals due to a microbial pathogen. However, there are some trends which bear watching. The evaluation of "untreatable disease" involves several inputs.

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