Issue Date: April 16, 2012
Curbing Antibiotic Use
The Food & Drug Administration is proposing that veterinary drug companies voluntarily change the labels on their antibiotics so that growth promotion in food-producing animals is no longer a valid use. The proposal is a response to the agency’s growing concern that the massive use of antibiotics in the agricultural industry is contributing to emergence of antibiotic-resistant diseases in humans.
Under the plan, the use of veterinary antibiotics will still be allowed to prevent, control, . . .
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