Nov
6
2014
In late October, the FDA notified CanineCare.us, LLC, that the company was marketing unapproved new animal drugs in violation of the law. According to the FDA, the company's marketing materials contain multiple unapproved claims about their products' effectiveness in mitigating, treating, or preventing canine cancer....more
Nov
5
2014
Businesses in several states and cities will need to revise their budgets following an election season in which voters used their ballots to support minimum wage increases....more
Sep
24
2014
Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will be enforcing a new final rule regarding the reporting of work-related fatalities, injuries, and illnesses....more
Sep
18
2014
Beginning Oct. 6, all hydrocodone-containing products (HCPs) will be classified as Schedule II drugs by the DEA. The DEA's new final rule will eliminate the divide that currently categorizes some HCPs as Schedule II substances and others as Schedule III.

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Sep
11
2014
Beginning Oct. 9, animal hospitals and their clients will have more options available when it comes to disposing of controlled substances. The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) published a final rule establishing several convenient disposal methods that the public can utilize. ...more
Sep
3
2014
A veterinary hospital and several other small-business owners in California who sued Yelp for extortion have had their class-action lawsuit dismissed for the second time. The lawsuit had been thrown out by the court in 2011, but the plaintiffs were fighting to have it revived. ...more
Sep
3
2014
The FDA sent warning letters to three makers of tear stain remover products that the agency says are misusing the antibiotic tylosin tartrate. According to the FDA, I'm a Little Teacup, Blanc du Blanc, and Petaware have all included the antibiotic in their product formulations without taking the proper steps to seek regulatory approval. ...more
Aug
28
2014
A proposed ordinance that would force veterinarians in Washington state's King County to submit client information to the county after every rabies vaccine administration has been shelved. Local veterinarians had feared that mandatory reporting could jeopardize their clients' trust and even cause clients to forego rabies vaccinations for their pets. ...more
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