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Antimicrobial use in food animals and human health (Proceedings)

August 1, 2011

This presentation attempts to summarize some of the major concerns in resistance development along with key articles explaining relevance, epidemiology, and prevalence. It is not intended to be an exhaustive review of the literature and the interested practitioner should use the cited literature herein as a basis for continued, extended reading.

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Managing pain in food animals (Proceedings)

August 1, 2011

The capacity to experience pain is considered to have a protective role by eliciting behavioral responses aimed at reducing further tissue damage and enhance wound healing. However, persistent pain syndromes offer no biological advantage and are associated with suffering and distress.

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How much does it take? Antimicrobials and dosing strategies in food animals (Proceedings)

August 1, 2011

There are well thought out and clinically confirmed label regimens for label indications. For example, the antimicrobials labeled for individual animal treatment of respiratory disease in cattle and swine have label regimens which most likely give you the majority of the clinical results you will get.

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Poultry drug pulled over concerns about inorganic arsenic in chicken livers

June 8, 2011

Silver Spring, Md. -- Alpharma, a Pfizer subsidiary, will voluntarily suspend sales of 3-Nitro (Roxarson), a drug that has been in the company?s portfolio since 1944 and is primarily used in broiler chickens.

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Rinderpest officially wiped off the face of the earth, veterinary officials report

May 28, 2011

Paris -- Veterinarians with the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) report that the cattle disease rinderpest has been completely eradicated from live animal populations.

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NARMS calls for research improvements to better understand antibiotic resistance

April 1, 2011

Rockville, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently unveiled its strategic plan to monitor antimicrobial resistance.

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Veterinary researchers identify primary route of infection for FMD in cattle

February 1, 2011

National Report — A new study by researchers at USDA's Plum Island Animal Disease Center and Colorado State University has traced the route of infection of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) virus.

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California producer files suit to clarify Prop 2 requirements

February 1, 2011

Modesto, Calif. — a poultry producer filed a civil suit in California seeking specific directions on how to comply with the controversial Prop 2.

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EPA wants emissions data from large-scale farms

January 18, 2011

Washington -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is looking for information on animal feeding operations (AFO) and the effect they have on the environment.

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