Tag Archive: David Edwards, FDA, VFD audits
Mar 20, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on FDA scientist fields lingering questions on VFD audits, complianceThe new veterinary feed directive rules have been in place since January 1, but veterinarians, feed-mill managers and producers still have questions about compliance and what to expect from FDA
Dec 07, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on New 7-minute video from FDA details new VFD ruleFDA has released a 7-minute video detailing the updated veterinary feed directive (VFD) rule effective January 1, 2017.
Oct 14, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on FDA: Some antibiotics still OK for production purposesUpdated FDA guidelines that discourage the use of medically important antibiotics for promoting growth in food animals appear to have been well-received by both food animal producers and most...
Mar 02, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on FDA issues rule requiring veterinary supervision of medically important antimicrobialsThe US Food and Drug Administration announced today its final rule for the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) — a move that is said to be “an important piece of the agency’s overall strategy to...
Jun 22, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on FDA Releases Biannual Progress Report on Judicious Use of Antimicrobials in Food-producing AnimalsThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today its second progress report on its strategy to promote the judicious use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals.
#152 Guidance for Industry: Evaluating the safety of antimicrobial new animal drugs with regard to their microbiological effects on bacteria of human health concern
Jul 03, 2014PoultryComments Off on #152 Guidance for Industry: Evaluating the safety of antimicrobial new animal drugs with regard to their microbiological effects on bacteria of human health concernAppendix A of this document ranks antimicrobial drugs according to their importance in human medicine and may be updated by FDA.
#209 Guidance for Industry: The judicious use of medically important antimicrobial drugs in food-producing animals.
Jan 15, 2014PoultryComments Off on #209 Guidance for Industry: The judicious use of medically important antimicrobial drugs in food-producing animals.GFI 209 presents the FDA’s recent thinking on the topic and lays out FDA strategy and recommendations.