Q and A: Expanding the Herd-Health Partnership with Your Vet

Q: What are the U.S. Food and Drug tles that began Jan. 1, 2017? A: FDA’s Guidance 209 changed the rules for antibiotic use in all animals raised for food. Specifically, medically important (to human health) antimicrobials can only be used for therapeutic use – to treat, control or prevent specific disease under veterinary guidance. […]

What You Need to Know: FDA’s new antibiotic use rules for pigs began Jan. 1

As 2017 begins, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new rules regarding on-farm use of medically important (to human health) antibiotics are now fully in effect. Even though you likely know many of the basics of the new regulations by now, it’s certainly understandable to have some remaining questions about what the FDA changes […]

Pork Checkoff Report Newsletter – January 2017

Inside: How do FDA’s new antibiotic use rules impact your farm? This special-topic newsletter is sent periodically to you by the Pork Checkoff. Editor: Jan Jorgensen JJorgensen@pork.org • Contributing Editors: Mike King and Marlys Miller Senior Art Director: Beth Wonderlin • Art Director: Chris Oldt

PEDV Answers Raise More Questions

Inside: Will PEDV remain in check as we move into colder weather?
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