FDA report on antibiotic sales has some flaws (commentary)

FDA report on antibiotic sales has some flaws (commentary)

THE Food & Drug Administration recently released two reports that may have far-reaching effects on the debate over the use of antibiotics in animals raised for food.

The first report, released April 10, was the "2013 Summary Report on Antimicrobials Sold or Distributed for Use in Food-Producing Animals." The second, released April 13, was the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System's "Retail Meat Report."


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