Animal & Veterinary
CVM Announces Availability of Turtle Safety Brochure through Pueblo, Colorado
February 10, 2009
The Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) would like to announce the availability of its brochure, Pet Turtles: A Common Source of Salmonella, through GSA’s Federal Citizen Information Center in Pueblo, Colorado. The brochure provides information on the risks associated with small pet turtles (less than 4 inches) especially for infants, children, elderly people and those with lowered natural resistance. The brochure is available in quantities of 100 or individually and can be ordered free of charge at http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/rc/turtles.html.
For more information on pet turtles, please see Salmonella and Turtle Safety.