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New York Times ad campaign blasts AVMA

Aug 1, 2004

SCHAUMBURG, ILL — A public relations battle plaguing the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) peaked last month when a full-page advertisement in the New York Times accused the nation's largest veterinary organization's of harming animals.

CVMA departs from AVMA on forced molting

Aug 1, 2004

SAN FRANCISCO—California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) delegates have been charged with sending a message to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA): oppose the forced molting of layer hens.

AAEP cracks down on compounding

Aug 1, 2004

Lexington, Ky.—the american association of equine pracitioners (aaep) is addressing the controversy surrounding compounded drugs by creating a task force and scrutinizing the business practices of pharmacies exhibiting at its annual trade show.

New York makes no kill commitment for 2005

Jul 1, 2004

New York-Officials of more than 70 New York City rescue groups aim to turn the nation's largest municipality into a no kill zone for the 60,000 homeless animals taken in by shelters each year.

Supreme Court ruling bares history of FDA action

Jul 1, 2004

Washington-As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) labors to restrict compounded drugs for nonfood animals, its efforts are preceded by a 2002 Supreme Court case in which justices criticized the agency for restricting pharmacists' free speech rights.

Resolution seeks to alter task force goals

Jul 1, 2004

SCHAUMBURG, ILL.-Lack of time and resources have stymied an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)-mandated project to establish state support in defending legislative challenges affecting the profession.

Salmonella outbreak shuts down New Bolton Center

Jul 1, 2004

Kennett Square, Pa. -The George D. Widener Hospital for Large Animals at University of Pennsylvania's (UP) New Bolton Center is expected to reopen Aug. 4 following its closure due to an outbreak of Salmonella Newport.

Salaried staff stands to gain on overtime edict

Practice owners need to re-examine payrolls to make sure staffers who work overtime are earning it, experts say
Jul 1, 2004

Washington-The Department of Labor has revised the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), applying new law likely to affect 6.7 million salaried workers, including those in the veterinary profession.

FDA clashes with compounding pharmacies; lawmakers react

Jul 1, 2004

WASHINGTON-The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) recent move against compounding drugs from bulk for use in nonfood animals has lured pharmacy groups and organized veterinary medicine to Washington in opposition.

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