FDA addresses antibiotic resistance

Dr. Michael Payne, veterinarian and livestock pharmacologist at the Western Institute for Food Safety and Security, UC Davis, says the FDA’s phasing out of certain antibiotic use in food animals is a win-win-win for consumers, regulators and the livestock industries.

It’s About Food Safety for Michele Jay-Russell

Dr. Michele Jay-Russell, program director at the Western Center for Food Safety is being kept busy these days with details related to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). When Jay-Russell is not testifying at hearings, she’s busy in a spinach field conducting raw manure experiments. Jay-Russell recently appeared at a one-day…

DHS Course Highlights Potential Threats

David Goldenberg, Acting Program Manager and Coordinator for Field Training at the Western Institute for Food Safety and Security (WIFSS), was front and center, at a one-day agroterrorism training course. The course is one in a series of six courses developed at WIFSS, and is delivered through certified courses of the US Department of Homeland Security.

Walgreens, Trader Joe’s Linked to Outbreak

Salads and sandwich wraps linked to a multistate E. coli outbreak were sold at Walgreens stores in Northern California and Trader Joe’s stores in California, Washington, Oregon and Arizona, according to a retail distribution list compiled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS).

The Uncommon Veterinarian: Dr. Cheryl Scott

How does refugee healthcare in the Peace Corps and the International Red Cross weave its way into a career as a Wildlife veterinarian and One Health practitioner? UC Davis pre-vet student Mark Cayabyab talks with Dr. Cheryl Scott about the path that led her to maintain both a veterinary and nursing license, making her one of the few strictly defined “One Health” practitioners on an episode of The Uncommon Veterinarian Podcast.