FDA Seeks Aid from Veterinary Labs to Protect Animal Health

26th June, 2014
You may not know this, but the United States Food and Drug Administration has an entire department dedicated to protecting the health of animals. Veterinary scientists work in this department to ensure that pets and farm animals are protected from poisoned foods and false marketing claims. And the FDA has just taken a major step toward strengthening its protection of animals by partnering with veterinary research organizations in the hopes of collecting more information on animal-related issues. One FDA scientist, Renate Reimschuessel, started something known as the Veterinary Laboratory Response Network. The idea behind the network was to connect veterinary reports from across the country and to conduct in-depth research of concerns brought by animal owners. In 2013, the organization became the Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network. The organization works through a wide connection of vets to investigate troublesome trends in animal nutrition, like the recent rash of illnesses surfacing in dogs that eat a specific type of jerky treat. The organization also provides grants to labs designed to empower research capabilities and better serve the Vet-LIRN network with targeted investigations and data collection. Through Vet-LIRN, the FDA and veterinarians across the nation are able to shine a brighter light on pet health issues and to raise awareness in regard to emerging health trends or worry areas. Thanks to one veterinarian’s tireless work, the world of your pet is just a little bit safer than it was five years ago.   About the Author: Craig Davis is VP of Vet Organics, a company which produces effective and safe natural remedies for dogs and cats. FDA Seeks Aid from Veterinary Labs to Protect Animal Health обновлено: January 25, 2017 автором: admin_1

FDA Seeks Aid from Veterinary Labs to Protect Animal HealthYou may not know this, but the United States Food and Drug Administration has an entire department dedicated to protecting the health of animals. Veterinary scientists work in this department to ensure that pets and farm animals are protected from poisoned foods and false marketing claims. And the FDA has just taken a major step toward strengthening its protection of animals by partnering with veterinary research organizations in the hopes of collecting more information on animal-related issues.

One FDA scientist, Renate Reimschuessel, started something known as the Veterinary Laboratory Response Network. The idea behind the network was to connect veterinary reports from across the country and to conduct in-depth research of concerns brought by animal owners. In 2013, the organization became the Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network. The organization works through a wide connection of vets to investigate troublesome trends in animal nutrition, like the recent rash of illnesses surfacing in dogs that eat a specific type of jerky treat.

The organization also provides grants to labs designed to empower research capabilities and better serve the Vet-LIRN network with targeted investigations and data collection. Through Vet-LIRN, the FDA and veterinarians across the nation are able to shine a brighter light on pet health issues and to raise awareness in regard to emerging health trends or worry areas. Thanks to one veterinarian’s tireless work, the world of your pet is just a little bit safer than it was five years ago.

 

About the Author: Craig Davis is VP of Vet Organics, a company which produces effective and safe natural remedies for dogs and cats.

FDA Seeks Aid from Veterinary Labs to Protect Animal Health обновлено: January 25, 2017 автором: admin_1
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