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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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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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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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Changes in agriculture place new demands on rural veterinarians

April 1, 2009

National Report — While the shortage of rural veterinarians across the country is palpable, the number of people needed isn't.

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Calling all Hogg Scholarship applicants

December 11, 2008

Perry, Iowa -- The American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation (AASVF) is accepting applications for the Hogg Scholarship through Feb. 2, 2009.

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FDA action buys more time to mull extra-label ban of cephalosporins

November 26, 2008

Washington -- The federal order banning extra-label use of cephalosporins in food-producing animals has been revoked -- at least for now.

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Prop 2 passes in California

November 5, 2008

Passage of Prop 2 will mean big changes for California's food-animal industry.

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FARAD begins shutting down

October 2, 2008

Washington - Neither a short-term cash infusion or the $2.5 million in long-term funding promised for the support of the Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) in this year's Farm Bill came through in time, so the resource used to keep contaminants out of the food supply for more than a quarter century began shutting down Oct. 1.

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