By Sanne Kure-Jensen
On Oct. 1, 2015, United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules changed for the use of certain antimicrobial drugs (antibiotics) commonly used in livestock production.
Craig Lewis, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, Veterinary Medical Officer, Office of the Center Director
Center for Veterinary Medicine at the FDA said, “Any antimicrobial use can lead to resistance.” He urged producers to take steps now to mitigate risks of increasing the number of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in our food supply to protect human and animal health. [Read more…]