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AHI Statement on House Passage of H.R. 5554

The Animal Health Institute expressed appreciation to the U.S. House of Representatives for passage of the Animal Drug and Generic Animal Drug User Fee Amendments of 2018. The bill benefits pet owners, food producers and consumers and veterinarians by ensuring the Food and Drug Administration has the resources necessary to review and approve animal medications […]

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Animal Health Institute Statement on Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Action on ADUFA

The Animal Health Institute appreciates the work of Chairman Burgess, ranking member Green and the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee in moving the Animal Drug and Generic Animal Drug User Fee Amendments of 2018 toward Congressional approval.   We also thank Representative Mullin and Representative Schrader for sponsoring this important legislation. The animal drug user fee […]

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AHI STATEMENT: FDA Report on Sales of Antibiotics for Use in Food Producing Animals

Washington, DC – December 7, 2017 – Antibiotic sales – whether they go up or down – are not predictors of public health impact. While today’s sales report is an interesting piece of the story, we are more encouraged by the recent data from the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System that shows that for those pathogens that might transfer from animals to humans, resistance rates in people have been stable or declining.

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AHI Statement on House Passage of H.R. 5554

The Animal Health Institute expressed appreciation to the U.S. House of Representatives for passage of the Animal Drug and Generic Animal Drug User Fee Amendments of 2018. The bill benefits pet owners, food producers and consumers and veterinarians by ensuring the Food and Drug Administration has the resources necessary to review and approve animal medications […]

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New Research Examining Link Between Antibiotic Use in Farm Animals and Antibiotic Resistance in Humans Leads to More Questions

New article in Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition highlights results from a systematic review of campylobacteriosis studies Washington, DC [August 10, 2016] – As controversy continues concerning the use of antibiotics in food animals and the relationship to drug-resistant infections in humans, a team of interdisciplinary scientists at the Medical University of South […]

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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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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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