Thursday, January 19, 2012

FDA Reverses its 30-Year-Old Promise to Get Antibiotics Out of Animal Feed

"The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) is withdrawing two 1977 notices of opportunity for a hearing (NOOH), which proposed to withdraw certain approved uses of penicillin and tetracyclines intended for use in feeds for food-producing animals based in part on microbial food safety concerns."