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Workshop: Health Care Practices for our Food Animals

September 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free

A SARE Antibiotic Stewardship Initiative Workshop – a project to improve environmental quality by reducing drugs in meat production; enhance economic viability by reducing off-farm inputs and meeting increased consumer demand for local foods free of antibiotics and drugs; and respond to immediate public social concerns about the effects on humans of antibiotics in food animals.

PRESENTATIONS:

Medically Important Antimicrobials in Animal Agriculture after January 1, 2017

Presented by: Michael Murphy, Veterinary Medical Officer, Center for Veterinary Medicine, FDA


USDA Veterinary Services – An Exploration of What it Means to Safeguard Animal Agriculture

Presented by: Valerie Koenig, DVM, Veterinary Medical Officer, USDA APHIS (Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service) & Kimberly A. Haling, DVM, Veterinary Medical Officer, USDA  APHIS  


VFDs in practice: What the Veterinary Feed Directive means for producers, feed mills, veterinarians, and the pharmaceutical industry

Presented by: Laura Harthan, Feed Commodities International
Kevin Tobey, DVM,  Elanco Dairy Portfolio Representative

 

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Details

Date:
September 13
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
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Venue

University of Rhode Island, East Farm, Building 7
2163 Kingstown Rd. (Route 108)
Kingston, RI 02881 United States
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Website:
http://www.meatsystems.uconn.edu/

Organizer

Jean King
Email:
jean.king@uconn.edu