New Rules Take Medicated Livestock Feeds Off the Shelf

The Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) was developed to reduce the use of antibiotics in livestock production. The purpose is to fend off antibiotic-resistant diseases in humans.  The Centers for Disease Control estimate that 2 million people in the United States suffer from antibiotic-resistant bacteria infections every year.  The concern is that extensive use of antibioticsContinue reading “New Rules Take Medicated Livestock Feeds Off the Shelf”