Category Archive: PHT US, Rules and Regs, TOPICS, VFD News, VFD News Center
Feb 23, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Documenting diagnoses: What are FDA’s expectations for VFD medications?The updated veterinary feed directive (VFD) rule does not specifically define how veterinarians writing VFDs must document their clinical diagnoses, according to an FDA veterinarian.
Feb 23, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Producers eye vaccines, sanitation, biosecurity following new VFD rulesIncreased use of vaccines and better sanitation and biosecurity are the two most common changes livestock and poultry producers are making in response to the loss of shared use antibiotics imposed by...
Feb 22, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Successful ABF production: Mastered technique or corporate culture?Indiana's Miller Poultry's owner and president Galen Miller and production manager Stephen Shepard discuss their experiences, priorities, management style and business philosophy that led to 30%...
Feb 21, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Latest edition of Poultry Health Today features in-depth report on antibiotic-free production trendThe new issue of Poultry Health Today looks at the evolution of antibiotic-free production, its rapid growth over the past three years and where the industry is heading with what’s become a...
Feb 20, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Campylobacter in poultry: An elusive pathogenBy Orhan Sahin, DVM, PhD, Dip ACVM Assistant Professor Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Feb 20, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on FDA vet offers guidelines for managing VFDs in integrated poultry operationsPart 6 of an exclusive interview with William Flynn, DVM, MS, deputy director for science and policy for FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine on the new VFD that took effect Jan. 1, 2017.
Feb 19, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on VFD requirements for feed mills: Not as simple as A, B, CPart 4 of an exclusive interview with William Flynn, DVM, MS, deputy director for science and policy for FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine, on the new VFD that took effect Jan. 1, 2017.
Feb 16, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Could GM technology produce the next generation of poultry vaccines?Genetic engineering could unlock a new generation of vaccines that have the potential to tackle major poultry diseases more quickly and effectively, scientists say.
Feb 16, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Vigilance key for limiting avian flu riskEuropean officials are urging poultry producers to review of the signs and symptoms of avian flu and biosecurity measures for containing it.