Consumers Union comments on FDA Final rule on New Animal Drugs
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March 6, 2012
CU supports the ban on certain extralabel uses of cephalosporin antimicrobial drugs in certain food producing animals, and commends the FDA for taking this important step, but we feel FDA should take further, stronger steps to significantly reduce the growing problem ofthe spread of antimicrobial resistance among bacteria. This comment summarizes those additional actions.