Saturday, February 25, 2017

Conn. bill permits veterinarians to alter vaccine protocols, dosages - VIN
4 days ago - The law does not permit veterinarians to give partial doses of the vaccine based on ananimal's size or health, and the Connecticut State Board of Veterinary ...

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Friday, February 24, 2017

It's Time to Shine a Light on Regulatory 'Dark Matter'

National Review-Feb 20, 2017
The “new drug” paradigm doesn't fit transgenic animals well. A better model is the approach taken by an existing office within the FDA, the Center for Food ...

Field Notes | FDA's 2017 Veterinary Feed Directive restricts use of ...

Virginian-Pilot-Feb 20, 2017
1, the United States Food and Drug Administration's 2017 Veterinary Feed ... rule is targeted to production-use antibiotics, it restricts medical uses of the drugs, ...

EU nations report high drug resistance in humans, animals, food

CIDRAP-Feb 22, 2017
A report today from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) shows high levels of ...

Evanger's admits horse-meat and euthanasia drug in dog food

Digital Journal-22 hours ago
Evanger's admits horse-meat and euthanasia drug in dog food ... into the finding of pentobarbital, a barbiturate used to euthanize animals, in their dog food.

Some addicts turning to abusing pets to get opioids

My Fox Boston-10 hours ago
Jones said he and his staff members at Peachtree Hills Animal Hospital take a critical look ... Police suspect those involved may have been distributing the drug.

Bill would let veterinarians snoop in people's medical records

Complete Colorado-11 hours ago
The bill would allow a vet to look up a human client's records in the drug ... In other words, the bill expects veterinarians, who are trained in animal health, to also ...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Compounding Veterinarian Pharmacy Charged

Veterinarian, online pharmacy at center of painkiller case

Daily Racing Form-22 hours ago
The online pharmacy, Essential Pharmacy Compounding, was charged with providing the dermorphin to Hebert with false labels. The indictment states that ...

Veterinarian Charged With Plot to Drug Horses Before Races

ABC News-Feb 10, 2017
The federal indictment accuses the veterinarianKyle James Hebert, of providing trainers with syringes of dermorphin to inject the painkiller in at least four ...

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is giving notice that the agency is withdrawing the conditional approval for Paccal Vet-CA1 (paclitaxel for injection) at the request of the drug’s manufacturer, Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB. Paccal Vet-CA1 was intended to treat certain mammary and squamous cell carcinomas in dogs that have not received previous chemotherapy or radiation therapy. The conditional approval for Paccal Vet-CA1 is no longer in effect as of February 8, 2017. Paccal Vet-CA1 is now an unapproved animal drug with no legal marketing status and further sales of the drug are illegal.

Friday, February 3, 2017

A civil complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Syfrett Feed Company Inc. of Okeechobee, Florida; its owner and President Charles B. Syfrett I; its Vice President Melissa S. Montes De Oca; and its Operations Manager Charles B. Syfrett II to stop the adulteration and misbranding of medicated animal feed in violation of the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA), the Department of Justice announced today.