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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
KnipBio's novel aquafeed protein declared safe by FDA
February 19, 2019 KnipBio's novel aquafeed protein declared safe by FDA   KnipBio, Inc., a Massachusetts, US-based company that develops advanced nutritional solutions for animal feeds from sustainable feedstocks, has received a "Generally ...
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
FDA data shows declining US sales of antibiotics used for livestock
The number of critically important antibiotics sold for use in food-producing livestock in the US is dropping, based on recent data released by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Friday, August 10, 2018
US FDA to implement five-year plan for promoting "antimicrobial stewardship"
In a statement released on July 31, Scott Gottlieb, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), acknowledged the importance of good antimicrobial stewardship practices in human healthcare and veterinary settings.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Venezuela crab meat potentially 'Vibrio-contaminated', says FDA
The US Food and Drug Administration has warned consumers against eating fresh crab meat imported from Venezuela, as it may be contaminated with Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria, which are found in brackish saltwater.
Monday, February 27, 2017
US FDA approves fish feed ingredient taurine
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an ingredient for fish feed that reduces reliance on feed made of other fish.
Friday, July 1, 2016
Kemin's chromium product gains FDA approval for use in broiler diets
On June 3, 2016, the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) Center for Veterinary Medicine has approved the use of Kemin's chromium propionate as a source of chromium in broiler diets.
Monday, April 11, 2016
US FDA rejected carbadox animal drug over long term risk of cancer
April 11, 2016 US FDA rejected carbadox animal drug over long term risk of cancer The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has rejected a drug that treats particular conditions in pigs due to suspected cancerous effects it might have on hu ...
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
US FDA faces lawsuit for GM salmon's approval
April 5, 2016 US FDA faces lawsuit for GM salmon's approval Environmental organisations have launched a lawsuit against US health regulators, in an attempt to deny the official approval of a genetically-modified (GM) salmon to be farmed for ...
Thursday, March 24, 2016
FDA to fund researches on antimicrobial use in food animals
March 24, 2016 FDA to fund researches on antimicrobial use in food animals The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is ready to fund researches to support the collection of data on antimicrobial use in animal agriculture, it was learned fr ...
Monday, January 4, 2016
No more arsenic-based drugs from 2016, FDA says
January 4, 2016 No more arsenic-based drugs from 2016, FDA says The FDA has withdrawn approval of all applications for nitarsone (an arsenic-based drug) in animal feed as of December 31, 2015. There are now no FDA-approved, arsenic-based dr ...
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
FDA issues final guidance on labelling of GE plant-derived foods
The US Food and Drug Administration has released its "Guidance for Industry" on voluntary labelling whether foods have or have not been derived from genetically engineered plants. Food derived from GE plants, according to the guidance, incl ...
Friday, November 20, 2015
US FDA approves first GE food animal, a salmon
The US Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it had approved for the first time a genetically engineered animal intended for food.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
FDA recognises DSM's CAROPHYLL RED 10% as safe feed additive
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted DSM's conclusion that CAROPHYLL® RED 10% is GRAS (generally recognized as safe) as a nutritive antioxidant to support the development of chicken embryos at levels of 6 ppm of ...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
FDA reports reveal positive trends in antimicrobial resistance
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released on Monday, April 13, two reports that measure antimicrobial resistance in certain bacteria isolated from raw meat and poultry collected through the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitor ...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
FDA draft guidelines on animal feed now open for public comments
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it now welcomes comments and other forms of feedback to its draft guidelines on farm animal feed. It gave the public a 75-day feedback period. Listed in the guidelines are actions for livestock ...

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