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Are you ready? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has implemented the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) – new rules regarding the use of medically important antibiotics in livestock. The rules require a written statement issued by a veterinarian for feed-additive antibiotics. Additionally, all water-based antibiotics become prescription medications. These rules impact livestock producers, as well as their veterinarians and feed providers. For more, please click here.