The VFD has served as a catalyst to promote the cooperation of veterinarians and producers in addressing antibiotic stewardship. It is apparent in my experiences that the new VFD labels have resulted in countless veterinary-client conversations...
While I usually have a call to action for beef producers, this time I humbly reach out to those who develop these regulations: We can help you. Please allow us to do so.
FDA releases annual summary report on antimicrobials sold or distributed in 2016 for use in food-producing animals.
Excessive control of antibiotics and blame of animal industries keeps popping up.