FDA deluged with comments on antibiotic use on the farm

October 2010
Food & Environment Electronic Digest;Oct2010, p4
The article reports that Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), and other environmental, agricultural, and consumer groups in the U.S. congregated 180,000 people to demand that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should take action to protect human health by contracting the overuse of antibiotics in agriculture. As stated, the comments of the people were in response to two recent lackluster policy initiatives which were lacking in the enforceable regulations.


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