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Friday, February 13, 2015
FDA rejection of shrimp imports due to drug residues on the rise
February 13, 2015 FDA rejection of shrimp imports due to drug residues on the rise   The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has, for the past several years, been turning away shrimp imports suspected of being tainted with veterinary drug ...
Monday, October 6, 2014
FDA finds increased use of antibiotics on animals in the US
Public health advocates have expressed their concern about the increased use of antimicrobials in animal feeds as shown by the increasing sales of antibiotics since 2009.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
US court ruling allows FDA to decide antibiotic use in animal feed
July 30, 2014 US court ruling allows FDA to decide antibiotic use in animal feed The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may continue to permit large-scale use of antibiotic in animal feed, according to a ruling by a federal appeals court ...
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
FDA issues draft guidance on the use of feed nanomaterials
July 1, 2014                FDA issues draft guidance on the use of feed nanomaterials   The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a draft guidance on the use of nanotechnology in animal feed. It is intended to help ...
Thursday, May 8, 2014
FDA approves HALAMID Aqua to treat fish disease
May 8, 2014   FDA approves HALAMID Aqua to treat fish disease   The US FDA has approved HALAMID® Aqua, a chloramine-T powder for immersion, to treat bacterial gill disease in freshwater-reared salmonids, external columnaris disease in walle ...
Monday, April 28, 2014
US FDA to revise livestock feed rules amid brewers' objections
In view of objections about the potential cost from brewers who sell grain leftover from making beer to ranchers and dairy farmers, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it will revise proposed livestock feed rules. Beer makers big ...
Monday, April 7, 2014
FDA succeeds in voluntary prohibition of antibiotics in livestock
25 of the 26 pharmaceutical companies that make veterinary antibiotics have agreed to calls from the US FDA for new drug labels prohibiting their use for growth promotion in livestock. Sceptics scoffed late last year when the US FDA issued ...
Monday, March 24, 2014
US FDA introduces new online tool for reporting feed problems
March 24, 2014 US FDA introduces new online tool for reporting feed problems The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a new online tool for producers, veterinarians and nutritionists to register complaints about suspected prob ...
Monday, February 24, 2014
USDA, FDA sign agreement on animal feed, pet food export certification
February 24, 2014 USDA, FDA sign agreement on animal feed, pet food export certification Based on an agreement signed between the USDA and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the USDA has the authority to certify animal feed and pet foo ...
Friday, January 31, 2014
US FDA monitors Western Sugar's beet pulp products recall
January 31, 2014 US FDA monitors Western Sugar's beet pulp products recall Following the death of an old woman after falling into machinery used to move sugar beets into the processing factory of Western Sugar Cooperative, the US Food and D ...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Study reveals approval of 'high risk' antibiotics usage by US FDA
January 29, 2014 Study reveals approval of 'high risk' antibiotics usage by US FDA A study by the Natural Resources Defence Council (NRDC) found that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowed 18 animal drugs to stay on the market ev ...
Friday, January 17, 2014
US FDA to withdraw approval of new animal drug applications
January 17, 2014 US FDA to withdraw approval of new animal drug applications In order to reflect the withdrawal of approval of two new animal drug applications (NADAs) held by Argent Laboratories, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a ...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
USDA, FDA approve salmonelex as new food processing aid
December 31, 2013 USDA, FDA approve salmonelex™ as new food processing aid       The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and USDA have approved SALMONELEX as a "GRAS" (generally recognised as safe) food processing aid against salmonella, whi ...
Monday, December 23, 2013
US FDA files rule on intentional adulteration
December 23, 2013 US FDA files rule on intentional adulteration   Keeping to a court-ordered deadline of December 20, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has filed its rule on intentional adulteration under the Food Safety Modernizati ...
Monday, December 16, 2013
US FDA amends animal drug rules on bambermycins
December 16, 2013 US FDA amends animal drug rules on bambermycins   As the level of selenium for inclusion in free-choice, loose-mineral medicated feeds containing bambermycins has not been established for dairy cattle under the food additi ...

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