Posts Tagged "to many antibiotics in meat"

FDA: Too Many Antibiotics

Posted on Jul 1, 2010 in Uncategorized

30/06/2010 16:55:00 Rachel Stockton Typically, when the Food and Drug Administration makes a statement regarding anything controversial, both sides of the issue are going to be patently upset. This time is no different. In a draft guidance letter, the agency called on farmers and ranchers to work more closely with veterinarians before administering antibiotics to animals that will end up in the food chain. Typically, antibiotics are given to animals for one of three reasons: to treat the animals for illnesses, to promote production, or to fatten them up. The FDA is calling on agricultural...

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