Animal Science

Antibiotics in Food – 3rd Annual Report Released

In the third annual “Chain Reaction” report, the most popular U.S. fast food chains are graded on their use of antibiotics in food, specifically meat,  as well as their policies […]

Animal Science

Pet Food Testing for Campylobacter

Pet food testing is common to ensure it is free of disease causing organisms such as campylobacter. Campylobacter is a bacterial infection that causes food poisoning that is somewhat common […]

Animal Science

In Vivo and In Vitro Testing

In vivo and in vitro testing are two of the most common methods for studying and testing organisms. While similar, each type of testing has its advantages and disadvantages. In […]

Animal Science

Illegal Drug Residues Testing in the Dairy Industry

As recent headlines and recalls demonstrate, it’s important for the food and dairy industries  to perform illegal drug residues testing. In early August, the FDA sent two North American Dairy […]

Animal Science

FDA Compliance in Veterinary Medicine Testing

Today, the US Food and Drug Administration USFDA announced it was taking  steps to withdraw FDA Approval of the swine drug carbadox due to safety concerns. Like human drugs, it’s critical […]