Pilot project to track antibiotic use in beef feedlots, dairies

Veterinary researchers working with feedlots and dairies nationwide to improve antibiotic monitoring.

The Food & Drug Administration has greenlighted a pilot project by veterinary researchers at Kansas State University to monitor antibiotic use in beef feedlots and dairies with a $1.5 million grant, which breaks down to $300,000 per year for five years.

"Our long-term goal is to establish a functional and efficient antibiotic use monitoring system in beef and dairy production systems, which will support continued advancement of antibiotic stewardship in the United States," said

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