Recent Stories by FDA
Dec 06, 2018 by FDA
The FDA announced this week that it has requested that animal drug companies voluntarily revise the labels of drugs intended to treat internal parasites in livestock to add information about antiparasitic resistance.
Nov 28, 2018 by FDA
The FDA this week announced an open period for applications for grants to support the development of new animal drugs intended to treat uncommon diseases (minor uses) in major species, or to treat minor species (MUMS).
Nov 01, 2018 by FDA
This week, the FDA announced the Plant and Animal Biotechnology Innovation Action Plan to outline the key priorities the agency will pursue to support innovation in plant and animal biotechnology.
Sep 15, 2018 by FDA
On September 14, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) unveiled its five-year action plan for supporting antimicrobial stewardship in veterinary settings.
Aug 17, 2018 by FDA
On August 14, 2018, the Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2018 was signed into law to reauthorize the Animal Drug User Fee Act (ADUFA) and the Animal Generic Drug User Fee Act (AGDUFA) programs.
Jul 18, 2018 by FDA
The FDA has approved NexGard (afoxolaner), a chewable tablet administered once monthly to dogs, for the prevention of Borrelia burgdorferi infections by killing Black-legged ticks, which carry the bacterium.
Jul 02, 2018 by FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released Guidance for Industry #252, entitled “Antimicrobial Animal Drug Sales and Distribution Reporting Small Entity Compliance Guide.”
Aug 18, 2017 by FDA
The second major compliance dates will soon arrive for the preventive controls for animal food rule under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Aug 24, 2016 by FDA
As companies remove performance claims, rule aims to preserve therapeutic uses in minor species.
Mar 11, 2016 by FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) team has won a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Ventures Program Award to design a public health surv
Mar 09, 2016 by FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine Michael Taylor announced on March 8 that he is leaving the agency on June 1, 2016.
Mar 03, 2016 by FDA
Bernadette Dunham, DVM, Ph.D., director of the Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, announced today that she will leave the agency in April to participate in a One Health collab