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CVM’ers Collaborate on New Books

FDA Veterinarian Newsletter July/August 2003 Volume XVIII, No 4

CVM Deputy Director Dr. Linda Tollefson and Division of Epidemiology staff member Dr. Joe Paige have authored a chapter on “Veterinary Products: Residues and Resistant Pathogens” in a book entitled Food Safety: Contaminants and Toxins.

This is a comprehensive book (452 pages) that is organized into four parts: Biotoxins, Anthropogenic Contaminants, Case Studies, and Conclusion. The conclusion is written by the editor J.P.F. D’Mello of Edinburgh UK.

The book is published by CABL Publishing, a division of CAB International, Oxon UK. The cost of the book is $145.00

In another new collaboration, Microbial Food Safety in Animal Agriculture, Dr. Mary Bartholomew, along with former CVM staffer Dr. Kathy Hollinger and CVM Consultant Dr. David Vose wrote Chapter 30, “Characterizing the Risk of Antimicrobial Use in Food Animals: Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Campylobacter from Consumption of Chicken;” CVMers Dr. David White, Dr. Pat McDermott and Dr. Bob Walker wrote Chapter 5, “Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Methodologies;” and Dr. Tollefson, along with CVM’s Dr. Bill Flynn and Dr. Marcia Headrick, wrote Chapter 7, “Regulatory Activities of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Designed to Control Antimicrobial Resistance in Foodborne Pathogens.”