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Test your drug residue I.Q.

Published on 23 May 2014

You may know that cull cows and bob veal calves are the dairy industry’s drug residue vectors, but how much do you really know about tissue violations and what are you doing to prevent them?

When it comes to protecting the meat and milk supply, the Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association (WVMA) is stepping up to the plate.



The group recently established Food Armor™, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) for Proper Drug Use, to encourage veterinarians and producers to work together to evaluate how medications are used on farms.

“We must remain committed to continual improvement by analyzing the risks and implementing and remaining accountable to the control points in producing safe food,” WVMA Executive Director Kim Brown Pokorny says.

Producing safe food while using medications properly on dairy farms is in the best interest of the farmer, the veterinarian, the animal and the consumer. Are you making the right decisions on your dairy?

Click here to download a PDF and take this quiz yourself and share it with your managers and employees. (PDF, 229KB)