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Growth Promotion Use of Medically Important Antimicrobials Being Phased Out

April 22, 2014

Health Canada’s Veterinary Drugs Directorate recently announced that growth promotion and/or production claims of medically-important antimicrobial drugs will be phased-out and veterinary oversight of antimicrobial use in food animals will be strengthened. For more information, please read the notices below:
 
Health Canada’s Notice to Stakeholders
 
Canadian Animal Health Institute’s News Release