Food Animal

An animal raised for its meat(e.g., cattle, pork, sheep) and often consumed after heating by boiling, frying, broiling, etc.
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20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT), a Chicago-based consumer advocacy organization, released a new report, Stuffed: The Use Of Antibiotics and Other Drugs in the U.
Studies indicate there are significant shortages of food animal veterinarians in certain areas of the country, and in high-priority specialty sectors that require advanced training, such as food safety, epidemiology, diagnostic medicine and public health.
The food animal diagnostics market includes primarily immunodiagnostic test kits, molecular test kits, reagents, other consumables, instruments and other supplies for disease diagnosis in livestock and production animals, commonly cattle, sheep, goats, rams, pigs, and poultry.
The United States Food and Drug Administration recently prohibited the off-label use of cephalosporins, including prophylactic uses, in major food animal species, including poultry (8).
Ban the non-therapeutic use of antimicrobials in food animal production to reduce the risk of antimicrobial resistance to medically important antibiotics and other antimicrobials.
Testing conducted at Kansas State University, as well as pilots being conducted by several wildlife management groups, have shown that UHF RFID can be used for food animal ID and is compatible with farming and ranching practices used in North America.
Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) is deeply disappointed that the FDA is willfully eliminating such an important public health safeguard.
However, there is clear differentiation between compounding that is medically necessary in non-food patients and the very limited compounding that is used in food animal patients.
0 million dollars scheduled for the end of February 2005, will result in the launching of a RFID Company with cutting edge traceability application software technology in the Food Animal product field and will also have the ability to expand into other non-agricultural commercial applications.
This bill is critical to helping us understand how antibiotic overuse on industrial farms is affecting human health," says Laura Rogers, director of Pew's effort to reduce antibiotic overuse in food animal production.
We also participated in the development of a UHF/RFID study which resulted in a published Technical Report (AIM Global Technical Report, RFID for Food Animal Identification in North America ver1.
Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) announced today a call for applications for its Fund-a-Farmer Project

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