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A more effective treatment for a cat killer-cytauxzoonosis – Fully Vetted
A new treatment is bumping up survival rates for cats with cytauxzoonosis from 26 percent to 60 percent.
FDA aims to enhance antimicrobial drug use data – Veterinary Practice News
In order to better track antibiotic use in food-producing animals, the FDA is seeking comments and input from the public and industry.
New Queensland Hendra virus case, human exposure confirmed – TheHorse.com
This is the sixth incident of Hendra virus in Queensland, Australia this year.
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is seeking comments on a rule that would tighten restrictions on retail pet stores.
Hear tips on how to keep horses safe while moving them.
Although some areas of the country got rain, much of the U.S. still is in drought, which could lead to aflatoxin.
Drought puts Romania’s corn crop in danger – AllAboutFeed.net
Officials expect Romanian farmers could lose up to half of their corn crop this year, following a severe drought.
U.S. drought sparks new fears for soya prices – TheGrocer.com
Global concerns ratchet up regarding soy supplies.
A new report profiles what drives feed prices and how much farmers will need in the future.
Midwest crops, fish, and water supply punished by drought – Scientific American
It’s not just the corn that’s hard hit.
Deadly E. coli strain decoded – MSU.edu
Michigan State University researchers have found the weakness of a deadly strain of E. coli that killed 54 people and sickened more than 3,800 last year.
Making Norway’s deadliest food – Nofima breaks ground on facility – FoodProductionDaily.com
A new facility in Norway intentionally will contaminate foods with dangerous pathogens to study the best ways to prevent outbreaks.
Let the Games begin! – Food Standards Agency
Get a rundown of some of the steps the Food Standards Agency is taking to ensure safe food and water at the Olympics.