Month: October 2018

Ben Adams, Jr.

ACS and Food Safety Technology

When Congress passes far-reaching legislation, it often triggers American ingenuity in developing better methods and tools to meet new regulations. Such was the case with the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). I’ve previously written about the FSMA, and the topic list for this Act is almost endless. Signed into law in 2011, FSMA was …

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Pythiosis and Your Equine

Pythiosis or otherwise known as “Swamp Cancer” is caused by Pythium insidiosum which has long been regarded as a fungus. This tropical disease is contracted after exposure to the spores which are found in stagnant water (swamps, ponds, lakes, and wet fields). Most often the spores infect damaged skin thru sores or mucosa where they …

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