FDA issues rule for data collection of antimicrobial sales and distribution by animal species

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05/10/2016 09:28 AM EDT
Additional data help further target efforts to ensure judicious use of medically important antimicrobials
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized a rule today that revises its annual reporting requirements for drug sponsors of all antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in animals intended for human consumption or food-producing animals. Companies are now required to provide estimates of sales broken down by major food-producing species (cattle, swine, chickens and turkeys) in addition to the overall estimates they already submit on the amount of antimicrobial drugs they sell or distribute for use in food-producing animals.

May 10, 2016

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized a rule today that revises its annual reporting requirements for drug sponsors of all antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in animals intended for human consumption…

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