Kansas State University and Texas Tech University have entered an agreement to bring Texas Tech into the Beef Cattle Institute, which fosters collaboration to deal with issues relating to the beef industry.
On June 17, Zoetis sponsored a free webinar outlining the FDA’s new Veterinary Feed Directive rules, which place the use of medically important antibiotics administered in feed under the direct supervision of veterinarians.
On May 21, the FDA released a draft “Guidance for Industry (GFI) #230, Compounding Animal Drugs from Bulk Drug Substances.” The guidance outlines specific conditions under which the agency generally does not intend to take action against state-licensed pharmacies, veterinarians, and facilities registered as outsourcing facilities when drugs are compounded for animals from bulk drug substances.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released the final determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) are not generally recognized as safe, or GRAS, for use in human food. However, in the final determination, FDA responded to the American Feed Industry Associations's request clarifying the prohibition only applies to human food and not animal feed.
On the first day of June 1990, an aspiring veterinarian moved his young family to Ashland, Kansas, to assume ownership of a struggling veterinary clinic. The rural Clark County practice, geographically located in an area where cattle far outnumber people, spelled opportunity for Dr. Randall Spare.
The Animal Science Department at Colorado State University is accepting applications for the position of Program Coordinator for the Colorado Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program. Applications are due by Sunday, June 21.