John Maday

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Recent Stories by John Maday


EU Puts the Brakes on Gene Editing

Jul 27, 2018 by John Maday
Genomic editing technology such as CRISPR/Cas9 offers tremendous potential for accelerating genetic progress, but a new ruling from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) appears likely to stifle research and development.

Help Wanted: Rural Veterinarians

Jul 26, 2018 by John Maday
The challenge of meeting ever-growing global food requirements, while protecting public health and animal welfare, means greater need for food-animal veterinarians.

VFD Audits: What to Expect

May 14, 2018 by John Maday
Comply with the rules, keep good records and organize those records for accessibility, and you shouldn’t worry about FDA inspectors scheduling an audit.

Allow VFD Rules to Work

May 02, 2018 by John Maday
The FDA’s veterinary feed directive (VFD) rules, in effect since January 2017, have caused some confusion and left some producers frustrated with fewer options in some aspects of their herd-health programs.

USDA to Allow Mainland Study of FMD Virus

Apr 27, 2018 by John Maday
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has authorized the movement of a modified, non-infectious version of the Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) virus from the Plum Island Animal Disease Center to the U.S. mainland.

Move Forward on Traceability

Apr 11, 2018 by John Maday
This week the National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) hosts its annual conference with the theme “Livestock Traceability: Opportunities for Animal agriculture.”