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Drug firms sway vets on antibiotics in food animals

World / Science & Health Jan 2, 2015

Drug firms sway vets on antibiotics in food animals

In 2016, a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration policy will give veterinarians a key role in combating a surge in antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" that infect humans. For the first time, the agency will require veterinarians, not farmers, to decide whenever antibiotics used by people ...