Fort Collins, Colo. ?- Colorado State University is looking to build new cancer therapeutics from its liposome-targeting technology. The university and NeoTREX (a division of CSU Ventures) inked an exclusive option agreement with Joveis, Inc. of Napa, Calif. for the development of these therapeutics.
Kansas City, Mo. -- Two owners of a company implicated in the 2007 pet food recall were sentenced to three years of probation and levied fines of $5,000 each. The court also slapped Chemnutra with another $25,000 fine.
Columbus, Ohio -- The Ohio Veterinary Medical Association has urged caution against rushing to judgement about a possible ballot measure to debate animal welfare standards until more information about the state's livestock housing becomes available.
Nepean, Ontario, Canada -- The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has advised that, as of Jan. 31, equine owners who plan to sell their horses either directly or indirectly to Canadian meat processors should record all vaccines and medications given to the horses as well as any illnesses.