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Kansas animal health officials working with USDA officials on PEDv federal order protocols

Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Animal Health is working with animal health industry officials at Kansas State University and around the country to provide a coordinated response to help control and mitigate porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv). Routine and standard disease reporting will help identify the magnitude of the disease in the U.S. and […]

FDA Secures Full Industry Engagement on Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today the first of its progress reports on its strategy to promote the judicious use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals. All 26 drug manufacturers affected by Guidance for Industry (GFI) #213 have now agreed to fully engage in the strategy by phasing out the use of medically […]