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Common Ground Exists in Drug Resistance Debate: Response to PEW Op-Ed (via Food Safety News)

Peter J. Pitts,  former FDA Associate Commissioner, President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest and a member of the Animal Health Institute’s Board of Scientific Advisors, responds to the PEW Op-Ed in today’s Food Safety News:

“FDA’s action ensures that medicines will now be used in animal health much the same way as they are used by humans – administered only to address disease and under the direction of a licensed medical professional. This policy is the net result of what a number of public health advocacy groups, including Pew, called for in a 2009 letter to the White House. ”

To read the full piece, visit Food Safety News.