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Lincoln Memorial University readies for 2012 veterinary college debut; Arkansas, Arizona eye veterinary programs too

July 5, 2011

Harrogate, Tenn. -- Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) is staffing up to fill key positions as it readies to open its new veterinary college next year.

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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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New MRSA variant poses new concern for veterinarians, public health and medicine

June 6, 2011

International Report -- A new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases reports that animals can act as a reservoir to a novel strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

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Veterinary colleges share more than $14 million to study cattle disease

June 1, 2011

College Station, Texas — Researchers at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are leading studies on Bovine Respiratory Disease, funded through $14.2 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Consumer groups sue FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine over subtherapeutic uses of antibiotics

June 1, 2011

New York -- Consumer groups filed a lawsuit against FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine for allowing low-dose antibiotics to be used as growth promoters in livestock.

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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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Report: Rural vet shortage exaggerated

May 24, 2011

AABP says there is no shortage of veterinarians in most areas of rural food-supply.

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FDA approves iron dextran formulation to avert shortage

April 27, 2011

Rockville, Md. -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently gave the green light to an iron dextran injectable formulation to alleviate a veterinary product shortage.

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New cattle abuse video draws scorn from veterinary associations

April 20, 2011

Schaumburg, Ill., -- An undercover video by an animal advocacy group showing abuse of calves on a Texas farm drew the ire of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

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