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15 years of FDA and antibiotics (via Bovine Veterinanrian)

“Consumer media seems to like to point fingers at the FDA for what they believe is inaction on the use of antibiotics in food animals. But Rich Carnevale, VMD, Animal Health Institute, says the FDA has taken many actions regarding food animal antimicrobials in the last 15 years.” Carnevale told participants at the National Institute for Animal Agriculture 2012 Antibiotic Symposium in Columbus, Ohio, that there is a clear regulatory roadmap and presented a history of FDA regulatory actions.