Appeals court upholds FDA plan on antibiotics

Appeals court upholds FDA plan on antibiotics

THE Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision July 24 supporting the Food & Drug Administration's decision to pursue a collaborative stakeholder process to implement significant changes to antibiotic use for food-producing animals rather than a regulatory action — a welcome development, according to the Animal Health Institute (AHI).

The court, in which one of the three panel judges dissented, joins the Centers for Disease Control &

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