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Company fined for supplying unregistered veterinary chemical product

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A business supplying horse health-care products has been fined $11,250 by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) for possession and supply of an unregistered veterinary chemical product. APVMA chief executive officer, Dr Chris Parker, said the supplier continued […]

New report outlines fight against antimicrobial resistance in animals

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) yesterday released a report on antimicrobial resistance in animals in Australia that extends our knowledge for regulating this global health and welfare concern. APVMA chief scientist Dr Phil Reeves said that the Antibiotic […]

Vets descend on Gold Coast for region’s biggest pet conference

More than 1400 veterinarians will gather at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre this weekend to attend the FASAVA (Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Association) Congress. Hosted by Australian Small Animal Veterinarians (ASAV), a special interest group of […]

Retailers urged don’t horse around with unregistered vet chemicals

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The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) is concerned that a number of natural horse products may not be registered, and has advised retailers to use caution when stocking veterinary products for use in or on horses. According to […]

Unscrambling the facts of Australian egg farming

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Voiceless, the animal protection institute, last month launched its latest in-depth report, ‘Unscrambled: The hidden truth of hen welfare in the Australian egg industry’, in an effort to bring much-needed attention to the welfare of millions of hens and their […]

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