Employee Spotlight- Tonya Tenters

1.How long have you worked for SafetyCall International?

6 years

2.What does your job entail (brief overview of your job) ?

I wear many hats – I am a Client Liaison, Pharmacovigilance Specialist, and am a Senior Veterinary Information Specialist.

3.What is your favorite aspect of your job?

I love being a Client Liaison and forming those client relationships which …

Employee Spotlight- Tina Spagnoli, LVT

1.How long have you worked for SafetyCall International?

A little over 4 years.

2.What does your job entail (brief overview of your job) ?

I am one of our team leads and help our team with any questions or issues they have. I also help to train staff, mentor new staff, and assess cases for severity.

3.What is your favorite

Employee Spotlight- Kerra Gray, LVT

1. How long have you worked for SafetyCall International?

Since January 2, 2022.

2.What does your job entail (brief overview of your job) ?

I answer Pet Poison Helpline and Animal Nurseline calls. These calls come from pet owners concerned either about a potential toxin exposure or a health concern for their pet(s).

3.What is your favorite aspect of your

Dr. Rick Kingston is Presenting at CHPA’s Regulatory, Scientific & Quality Conference and HCPA’s Consumer Products Safety Commission Workshop

Dr. Rick Kingston will be speaking at two events this week in Washington DC. The Consumer Health and Products association’s (CHPA) Regulatory, Scientific & Quality Conference. This event brings together industry leaders, regulatory personnel, and academia to discuss the consumer healthcare landscape. The event agenda offers key topics related to legal, regulatory and scientific, and product quality. Dr. Kingston will …

Dr. Rick Kingston Receives the NutraChampion Award

Congratulations to Dr. Rick Kingston on his recent win at the NutraIngredients-USA Awards. Dr. Kingston was selected as the winner for the category NutraChampion! This specialty award is dedicated to the celebration of the industry’s biggest champions and heroes and was judged by a panel of independent experts to determine the winner. The NutraChampion award celebrates those who leave …

Patriot PAWS

Patriot PAWS Service Dogs is dedicated to providing highly trained service dogs to disabled American Veterans.  Each dog trained at Patriot PAWS is customized to the individual needs of the Veteran with the goal of increased independence.  Patriot Paws dogs’ are trained to assist Veterans with both visible and invisible disabilities, and can help with the many tasks that …

FDA Issues “Policy Regarding N-acetyl-L-cysteine: Guidance for Industry”

Those that have been following FDA’s activity regarding dietary supplements containing N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC) are likely happy to see some movement in the right direction.  FDA just issued its draft guidance regarding their intent to exercise regulatory discretion allowing products to remain in commerce pending their final decision on the status of NAC as a recognized dietary supplement ingredient.

With FDA’s …

Team Member Spotlight- Katelyn Schmidt, SHRM-CP

1. How long have you worked for SafetyCall International?

Just over 6 years-time has flown by!

2.What does your job entail (brief overview of your job) ?

I’m the HR Manager and am involved in recruiting, onboarding, performance management, employee relations, company culture activities, payroll/benefits, strategic planning and whatever else comes up that I need to help with.

3.What is

SafetyCall Publishes Safety Analysis of Adverse Events Involving Pyrethrin Containing Pest Management Products

Scientists at SafetyCall International collaborate with the Pyrethrins Stewardship Program to publish safety analysis of adverse events involving pyrethrin containing pest management products.

Insecticides derived from the Compositae (or Asteraceae) plant family that includes the species Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium have been successfully used in household pest management products for decades.
As with many consumer products, adverse events(AEs) have been reported

Dr. Regehr, Consulting Veterinarian and Veterinary Pharmacovigilance Officer Elected to American Association of Industry Veterinarians Executive Board

The AAIV (American Association of Industry Veterinarians) first approached SafetyCall and Pet Poison Helpline about presenting an educational webinar. Along with Dr. Ahna Brutlag and Dr. Renee Schimid, Dr. Regher presented a joint webinar in 2021 regarding alternate careers in veterinary medicine. This afforded Dr. Regehr an introduction to this group of engaging veterinarians.

Rather than join as a regular …