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DIN Position Statement

December 20, 2017

Click here to view CABV/ACVB's Position Statement on "Use of Drugs Without a Drug Identification Number (DIN)"

Today, industry groups, provinces, regions and the country participate in many independent disease surveillance activities.  It is the intent to bring together industry, provincial and federal stakeholders in animal health and public health to integrate and address gaps associated with the multiple animal health surveillance activities currently planned or underway.  Click here to read more.

CABV/ACVB Activities

August 14, 2013

Click here to view CABV/ACVB's response to CgFARAD regarding their request for funding.

Click here to view CABV/ACVB's correspondence with the Veterinary Drug Directorate (VDD) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) indicating the lack of minimum residue limit (MRL) data for dexamethasone sodium phosphate and flumethasone products.

Click here to view CABV/ACVB's response to the CVMA's request for comment on the "Veterinary Drug Regulation Modernization" of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and drug importation through the own use importation (OUI) policy.

Click here to view CABV/ACVB's letter sent to Minister Gerry Ritz regarding the control of E. coli 0157:H7 in cattle and beef products in Canada (December 2012), and click here to view Minister Ritz' response (January 2013).

Click here to view CABV/ACVB's comments on Veterinary Prescription Templates for Food Animals (other than poultry) that was prepared by the Animal Nutrition Association of Canada (ANAC) (January 2013)

Click here to view CABV/ACVB's comments on proposed changes to meat inspection regulations (July 2012)

Click here to view CABV/ACVB's comments on CVMA's draft position statement on Importation of Veterinary Products (May 2012)

Click here to view CABV/ACVB's comments regarding CVMA's draft position on Castration of Cattle, Sheep and Goats (March 2012)

Click here to view CABV/ACVB's Position Statement on Importation of Veterinary Drugs Unapproved in Canada for Food-Producing Animals

Comments on Dairy Farmers of Canada Best Management Practices concerning Veterinary Natural Health Products (October 2010).  Click here to view.

Comments on CVMA’s draft position statement on dehorning of cattle (June 2010).  Click here to view.

Comments on AAFC’s plan to implement mandatory livestock Identification and Traceability (ID&T) (January 2010).  Click here to view.

Comments to CVMA Steering Committee regarding Canada’s current Anaplasmosis policy and possible future policy options (September 2009).  Click here to view.

Co-signatory letter (with the CVMA) to the Editor of the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) regarding an inaccurate account of the OUI Provision (April 2009).  Click here to view.

Alberta Chief Provincial Veterinarian regarding amendments to Production Animal Medicine (PAM) Regulations (April 2009).  Click here to view.

Veterinary Drug Directorate's (VDD) Own Use Importation Final Report (February 2009).  Click here to view.

National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) "Recommended Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Dairy Cattle" (February 2009).  Click here to view.

CVMA's Species-Specific Antimicrobial Prudent Use Guidelines (PUGs) in Beef and Dairy (November 2007, April 2008, August 2008).  Click here to view.

CVMA’s Draft Own Use Importation Final Report – Task Force Recommendations (June 2008).  Click here to view.

Veterinary Drug Directorate's (VDD) Own Use Importation (November 2007 and February 2009).  Click here to view.

Reclassification of Progesterone Compounds (except implants) as Prescription Only Products (March 2008).  Click here to view.

Bioniche E. coli 0157:H7 Vaccine (July 2008).  Click here to view.

Click here to view the CVMA Species-Specific Antimicrobial Prudent Use Guidelines for Dairy Cattle, Beef Cattle, Poultry and Swine (May 2009)

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