ISU veterinarians work to strengthen food safety

ISU veterinarians work to strengthen food safety

A recently completed series of studies by Iowa State veterinarians on some of the most commonly prescribed drugs used in pork production will help to improve food safety and allow producers to make better use of medications.

The series of four separate studies focused on pharmacokinetics, or how drugs move through and exit an organism. Locke Karriker, a professor and interim chair of veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine and Gustafson Professor of Teaching Excellence, led the studies, which tested the pharmacokinetics of antibiotics in...

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