Members of the Animal Agriculture Coalition released a statement applauding animal health provisions included in the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report, which was sent to President Trump’s desk this week.
Endomicrobial Ecology fingerprints the specific microbes naturally residing within an animal’s gastrointestinal system and identifies how the microbes function and interact to influence health and performance.
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.
While we think of wild animals as the primary carriers of rabies, domestic livestock including cattle are susceptible to the virus, and because of their more frequent contact with humans, can pose a risk of transmission.
Prions, the misshapen proteins associated with transmissible spongiform encephalopathies such as BSE and CWD have a dangerous ability to persist and remain infective in spite of environmental exposure.
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).