Education on FDA Rules Lacking
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Jan 25, 2016 08:13 AM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Livestock producers and other stakeholders largely are not aware of new federal rules changing the way farmers are allowed to administer antibiotics to animals.

The Farm Foundation released a detailed report Wednesday stemming from 12 workshops the group held around the country to draw attention to new FDA policies on antibiotics and feed.

Over the past three years, the FDA has issued industry guidance regarding the use of medically important antimicrobial drugs in livestock. At the end of 2013, FDA detailed a three-year phase-in for the pharmaceutical and feed industries regarding the labeling of medically important drugs ...

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