TITLE

FDA antibiotics guidance tough on pork producers

PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/13/2012, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article talks about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's guidance on the use of antibiotics in livestock and poultry production. The guidance is seen affecting small producers, will have negative effect on animal health, and will increase the cost of producing food while not improving public health, says the article. Peer-reviewed risk assessments reveal the negligible risk to human health of antibiotics use in food-animal production, the article adds.
ACCESSION #
75901276

 

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