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Antibiotic-Free Meat / Industry News & Trends
on January 11, 2019

FDA reports steep decline in antibiotic sales for animal feed

Though sales are trending downward, experts say US still has a long way to go

Despite the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) report that U.S. sales of antibiotics have dropped by one-third, it could be several years before experts are certain what the trend means for animal health or the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

According to the FDA’s December 2018 report, sales of…

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