Tuesday, June 28, 2022
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Alan Guebert digs into the reasons regulating food takes a back seat at the Food and Drug Administration.

Beginning in June 2023, farmers won’t be able to buy any over-the-counter antibiotics for their animals. This will be a big change for farmers, many of whom are accustomed to doing much of their own veterinary care.

The FDA proposed over-the-counter antibiotics used in animals become available from a veterinarian only as a way to curb antibiotic resistance.

The USDA and the FDA will jointly oversee the production of human food products derived from the cells of livestock and poultry.

Unlike over-the-counter medications, dietary supplements are regulated more like food products than like drugs. Find out what the new FDA oversight entails.

Last week the FDA announced that it was banning the use of seven synthetic food-flavoring additives that have been linked to the development of cancer.

The FDA has approved Bunge's petition to claim soybean oil as heart healthy.

The Veterinary Feed Directive will take effect Jan. 1. It's important to develop a relationship with your veterinarian and take inventory of any VFD drugs currently being used in feed or water.