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FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine. Protecting human and animal health.

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Safety & Health

Product Safety Information including Recalls, Adverse Drug Events, Antimicrobial Resistance, Animal Cloning and Animal Drug Shortage information


Animal Drugs, Animal Food (including Pet Food and the GRAS program), Animal Medical Devices, Imports & Exports

News & Events

Press releases, Outbreaks and Advisories, and meeting announcements

Resources for You

Information for consumers, veterinarians, industry, and publicaciones en español

Development & Approval Process

New Animal Drug Applications, Electronic Submissions, User Fees, Biotechnology, Minor Use/Minor Species, Aquaculture, Food Additive Petitions

Science & Research

Research areas, National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS), Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network (Vet-LIRN)

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Reporting Problems with Animal Products

FDA encourages consumers, veterinarians and industry to report problems with animal drugs, food and devices.

How to Report Problems

The Center for Veterinary Medicine

CVM is an internationally recognized, high performance, public health organization committed to our mission of protecting human and animal health. CVM is responsible for assuring that animal drugs and medicated feeds are safe and effective and that food from treated animals is safe to eat. We are comprised of six offices and are located in both Rockville, Maryland and Laurel, Maryland.

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