The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last week announced a plan to phase out the use of some antibiotics in livestock. The FDA directive said antibiotics could still be used to treat illnesses in food animals when prescribed by a veterinarian, but would be phased out of other uses, including growth enhancement.
“Because antimicrobial drug use in both humans and...
FDA to Phase Out Growth Promoting Antibiotics
12/16/2013 9:11:09 AM
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