- The FDA reports that 25 of 26 animal drug manufacturers have voluntarily agreed to remove labeling for "growth promotion" in response to the agency's December guidance.
- The firms represent 99% of industry sales.
- The change will be implemented over the next 3 years.
- Antibiotics may still be used to treat, control and prevent disease but must be administered with a veterinarian's oversight.
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