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Feb 27, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on FDA’s antibiotic guidance and VFDs continue a smooth transitionIt’s fast approaching 2 years since the FDA implemented its revised guidance for antibiotic use in food animals. At the center of the effort is the veterinary feed directive (VFD).
Jan 10, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Calls to cut antibiotics could hurt pig health, vet warnsCalls to ban antibiotics for disease protection in pig and other livestock systems could damage animal welfare and compromise the United States’ food system, industry leaders say.
Dec 20, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Research boost needed to protect US pig sectorThe US government needs to renew its commitment to funding agricultural research if the pork sector is to have the tools it needs to fight new and emerging diseases.
Sep 12, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on ‘Race to zero’ not the answer in antibiotics debateRegulations around the use of antibiotics in feed should not encourage a race to “no antibiotics ever” production systems that could compromise pig welfare, according to a pork-industry...