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FDA Basics Video: Tracey Forfa on the Human-Animal Bond

How does the human-animal bond impact public health?

Tracey Forfa is executive director of the Center for Veterinary Medicine. This small center plays an important role in the lives of Americans—farmers, dog and cat lovers, and all the rest—by paying close attention to the many connections humans have with animals. "We’re looking closely at how we can prevent contaminants in animals….” And she reminds everyone that “…what gets fed to animals, especially food animals, ultimately gets fed to humans." Learn more about Animal & Veterinary...