Leading a Team Virtually

Renee Schmid DVM, DABT, DABVT
DVM supervisor, Senior Consulting Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology

Leading a team remotely can be a daunting thought if you generally work with everyone under one roof. This past year has stretched the creativity of leaders, as well as their staff, to limits most likely never thought were possible. The good news about leading remotely is that …

Employee American Board of Veterinary Toxicology (ABVT) Accomplishments

SafetyCall International /Pet Poison Helpline is pleased to recognize the recent accomplishments of several of our employees for their board-certification and elected leadership roles to the American Board of Veterinary Toxicology (ABVT). SafetyCall is home to four of the 107 ABVT Diplomates worldwide. Thanks to their hard work and dedication, SafetyCall remains staffed with industry leading experts in veterinary toxicology.…

Industry Update on CBD Containing Dietary Supplements

Rick Kingston, PharmD
President, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs & Sr. Clinical Toxicologist

As most of us know the battle for FDA to allow CBD containing dietary supplements continues to rage.  Proponents of FDA action to allow CBD containing dietary supplements have been discouraged by FDA inaction in finding a path forward on that front.  Despite such slow movement in that …

Dietary Supplement Regulatory Virtual Summit Recap

Rick Kingston PharmD, President, Regulatory & Scientific Affairs at SafetyCall International had the honor of presenting at the Dietary Supplement Regulatory Virtual Summit which was held on September 16th. This joint regulatory summit held in collaboration with the FDA was sponsored by key trade associations representing industry which included: AHPA, CHPA, CRN, NPA and UNPA. The Summit included an audience …

SafetyCall’s Dr. Rick Kingston Speaking at Dietary Supplements Regulatory Virtual Summit

SafetyCall International’s Rick Kingston, PharmD, President of Regulatory & Scientific Affairs, will be speaking at the upcoming Dietary Supplements Regulatory Virtual Summit. This is the 5th joint regulatory summit sponsored by trade associations representing companies in this market space, including: AHPA, CHPA, CRN, NPA and UNPA, and in collaboration with the FDA. It is designed to update the industry …

SafetyCall Named Top Workplace for 10th Year

SafetyCall International/Pet Poison Helpline has been recognized as a Top 150 Workplace for the 10th year! We are truly honored to receive this Star Tribune award as it would not be possible without our wonderful employees. Here at SafetyCall/ Pet Poison Helpline, we pride ourselves in the fact that “We Care.” We care for our clients and their customers, …

SafetyCall International’s, Dr. Rick Kingston, Speaks at DSQC Virtual Meeting

SafetyCall International’s President, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs & Sr. Clinical Toxicologist, Rick Kingston, recently spoke at the Dietary Supplements Quality Collaborative (DSQC) virtual meeting. DSQC’s membership is comprised of multi-stakeholders working to better the quality and safety of dietary supplements. They bring together members across all sectors to promote the safety of supplements. Their mission statement claims to “aim to …

How SCI Has Supported the Community

During these unprecedented times, SafetyCall International is committed not only supporting our employees and clients but our community as well. “We Care” is a part of our core values and we have implemented these values into our community during these difficult times.

Over the past several weeks, we have donated lunches and dinners to local hospital’s Intensive Care Units, paramedic …

We Care

SafetyCall International is committed to caring for our employees, clients, their customers and our community. Over the past several weeks, local communities have been affected by the unrest that has developed in our beloved home city of Minneapolis and the surrounding communities.

SafetyCall and our employees came together to donate items that were needed most. Last week, Mount Vernon Missionary …

“Going Viral”

Annie Asplen, Paramedic, MS
Medical Writer, Regulatory Assistant, Senior Information Specialist

We live in an age where “going viral” is the goal of every blogger, YouTube personality, and internet troll with a keyboard. While this may seem like an easy road to notoriety, some people seem to be perfectly okay with becoming famous for all the wrong reasons. This has