Pew Asks FDA for Stronger Proposal to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

Agency should establish clearly defined duration limits for drugs used in food animals

Pew Asks FDA for Stronger Proposal to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

On April 12, The Pew Charitable Trusts submitted comments in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s proposed framework to set limits on durations of use for all medically important antibiotics approved for use in food-producing animals.

The agency is seeking public comments on the concept paper through June 11.

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