Genomic editing technology such as CRISPR/Cas9 offers tremendous potential for accelerating genetic progress, but a new ruling from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) appears likely to stifle research and development.
Eighteen months after full implementation of the new VFD rules for medicated feeds, most veterinarians and other stakeholders have become familiar and comfortable with the process and compliance in routine practices.
When the FDA issued its final VFD rules back in 2015, they also released a draft guidance for industry offering answers to anticipated questions regarding application of the rules in common and unusual circumstances.
According to the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, 497 dairy farms have called it quits year-to-date. While Wisconsin is a big dairy state, operations are closing throughout the U.S.