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Antibiotic Stewardship in Animal Agriculture Requires Defined Durations of Use

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) implemented a federal policy in January 2017 making it illegal to use medically important antibiotics to promote animal growth and requiring veterinary oversight to add them to feed and water. This marked a milestone in ensuring that antibiotics are used judiciously on farms, which is essential to slow the emergence of resistant bacteria.

2018-09-13T09:55:10+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Categories: Nonprofit News|