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Veterinary medicines
Voluntary plan to reduce the use of antibiotic growth promoters in the USA

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THE Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the USA is introducing a voluntary plan to phase out the use of certain antibiotics as growth promoters in food animals.

Under the plan, manufacturers are being asked to voluntarily remove growth enhancement and feed conversion efficiency indications from the uses of antibiotics currently approved by the FDA for production purposes that are …

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