FDA works with a web of veterinary labs, called the Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network (Vet-LIRN), to assist one another in detecting potentially harmful substances in animal foods and tissues. FDA research biologist Renate Reimschuessel, pictured above, started Vet-LIRN and has grown the program to 34 state and university veterinary laboratories across the country.
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