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1991-2000 VMAC Meeting Materials
Winter 1999 (January 25-26, 1999)
Discuss a proposed framework on how to evaluate the potential public health risk from microbial effects associated with the use of antimicrobials in food animals.
VMAC 1999 Meeting Materials 1999 VMAC Briefing Materials(PDF - 2.7MB) Minutes - 1999 VMAC(PDF - 487KB) VMAC Transcript - January 25, 1999(PDF - 1.7MB) VMAC Transcript - January 25, 1999 with signed certificate(PDF - 12.1MB) VMAC Transcript - January 26, 1999(PDF - 1.2MB) VMAC Transcript - January 26, 1999 with signed certificate(PDF - 3.2MB) VMAC Meeting Rescheduled for January Framework Document Available Framework Document Questions - 1999 VMAC FR Notice of Availability of Guidance: Evaluation of the Human Health Impact of the Microbial Effects of Antimicrobial New Animal Drugs Intended for Use in Food-Producing Animals
Fall/Winter 1998 (December 10-11, 1998)
Discuss a proposed framework on how to evaluate the potential public health hazard from resistant pathogens and resistance genes associated with the use of antimicrobials in food animals. POSTPONED
Spring 1997 (May 14, 1997)
Define clinical ineffectiveness and describe how a veterinarian would determine it exists under the proposed regulations for the Animal Drug Use Clarification Act (AMDUCA).
Spring 1993 - March 31, 1993
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Summary Minutes(PDF - 265KB) Introductory Remarks by Dr. Guest(PDF - 161KB) Human Food Safety Evaluation of New Animal Drugs(PDF - 102KB) Milk Monitoring for Drug Residues(PDF - 226KB) Posilac Product Information(PDF - 441KB) Statement of Congressman Bernard Sanders on BGH(PDF - 274KB) Testimony on Potential Animal and Human Health Effects of rbGH Use - Consumer Policy Institute(PDF - 700KB) Statement of D.S. Kronfeld, Professor of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech(PDF - 723KB) Presentation of Walter P. Hobgood, Monsanto Company(PDF - 241KB) Presentation of R.J. Collier, Monsanto Company(PDF - 3.7MB) Remarks by Virginia V. Weldon, Monsanto Company(PDF - 285KB) Statement of Hardie Farms, Inc.(PDF - 206KB) Statement of John C. Simms(PDF - 135KB) Statement of National Mastitis Council(PDF - 65KB) Presentation of Richard Burroughs, DVM(PDF - 656KB) Statement of Center for Science in the Public Interest(PDF - 150KB) Statement of J. Russell Bishop, University of Wisconsin-Madison(PDF - 239KB) Statement of Tim Atwater, Rural Vermont(PDF - 1.2MB) Statement of the American Medical Association(PDF - 135KB) Statement of Food Animal Concerns Trust(PDF - 76KB) Statement of the Humane Society of the United States(PDF - 230KB) Questions/BST(PDF - 27KB)