TITLE

FDA Curtails Antibiotic Overuse in Livestock, But US Still Trails Global Standards

AUTHOR(S)
Otrompke, John
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Holistic Primary Care;Winter2012, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the FDA's order prohibiting the use of certain antibiotics like cephalosporins in livestock.
ACCESSION #
84572965

 

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