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AHI Statement on FDA Final Rule on Antibiotic Sales Estimates

Antibiotics are a critical tool to prevent, control and treat disease in animals. They make our food supply safer and people healthier.  In doing so, they also reduce the chance of bacterial transmission from animals to humans. For more than 40 years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of antibiotics in […]

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Statement by the Animal Health Institute On NARMS Retail Meat Interim Report

The retail meat interim report of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS), released yesterday, is good news for consumers.  The report highlights the dramatic decline in the presence of Salmonella in poultry over the past 15 years, a demonstration that pathogen reduction programs implemented in the meat and poultry industry are working to reduce […]

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Statement by the Animal Health Institute on American Academy of Pediatrics Technical Report

The technical report published by the American Academy of Pediatrics fails to recognize significant changes being made in the way antibiotics are used in food animals.  It’s important for the public and the human health community to know the Food and Drug Administration has proposed and won universal cooperation on a policy to eliminate the […]

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AHI Statement on FDA Final Rule on Antibiotic Sales Estimates

Antibiotics are a critical tool to prevent, control and treat disease in animals. They make our food supply safer and people healthier.  In doing so, they also reduce the chance of bacterial transmission from animals to humans. For more than 40 years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of antibiotics in […]

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Statement by the Animal Health Institute On NARMS Retail Meat Interim Report

The retail meat interim report of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS), released yesterday, is good news for consumers.  The report highlights the dramatic decline in the presence of Salmonella in poultry over the past 15 years, a demonstration that pathogen reduction programs implemented in the meat and poultry industry are working to reduce […]

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FDA Finalizes Veterinary Feed Directive (via Food Safety News and FDA)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) final rule, an important piece of the agency’s overall strategy to promote the judicious use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals. This strategy will bring the use of these drugs under veterinary supervision so that they are used only when necessary for assuring animal […]

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Video: Roles, Responsibilities & Realities Veterinarians Face

Veterinarian’s responsibility in keeping animals healthy is an essential part of the human health ecosystem. Whether working on the farm, in private or corporate practice, government, academia or uniformed services, veterinarians play an increasingly critical role in protecting public health. On June 20, 2012, the Animal Health Institute and the American Veterinary Medical Association co-hosted  […]

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Video: Pet Night Media Briefing 2011

On September 22, 2011, the Animal Health Institute hosted its 15th annual Celebrity Pet Night on Capitol Hill. The event brought together Members of Congress, congressional staff, and members of the animal health and agriculture community who came ready to pose for photos with the famous pets. This year’s honorees were the adorable French bulldog […]

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Regulating Antibiotics in Animal Feed

Regulating Antibiotics in Animal Feed was presented at the United States Department of Agriculture’s 2011 Future Trends in Animal Agriculture Symposium, held in Washington, DC.  

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Video: Roles, Responsibilities & Realities Veterinarians Face

Veterinarian’s responsibility in keeping animals healthy is an essential part of the human health ecosystem. Whether working on the farm, in private or corporate practice, government, academia or uniformed services, veterinarians play an increasingly critical role in protecting public health. On June 20, 2012, the Animal Health Institute and the American Veterinary Medical Association co-hosted  […]

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Video: Pet Night Media Briefing 2011

On September 22, 2011, the Animal Health Institute hosted its 15th annual Celebrity Pet Night on Capitol Hill. The event brought together Members of Congress, congressional staff, and members of the animal health and agriculture community who came ready to pose for photos with the famous pets. This year’s honorees were the adorable French bulldog […]

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Ron Phillips Talks About Animal Health in the US

Ron Phillips, AHI’s Vice President for Legislative and Public Affairs, talks to Animal Pharm about the main animal health issues in the U.S., such as the availability of veterinary drugs and the use of antibiotics in farm animals. He also discusses Denmark’s position on these issues.

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