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FDA Details Rising Sales of Antibiotics for Meat Production

by | Dec 16, 2019 | Current Threats

12/13/19

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New data released by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shows that the amount of medically important antibiotics sold and distributed for use in food-producing animals rose by 9 percent between 2017 and 2018, after a 3-year decline.

Overall, the FDA says, 2018 is the still the second-lowest sales year on record, and sales of medically important antibiotics for use in livestock are down 21 percent from 2009, the first year of sales data reporting, and 38 percent from the peak sales year of 2015.

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Source: http://www.homelandsecuritynewswire.com/dr20191213-fda-details-rising-sales-of-antibiotics-for-meat-production