LAST DAY to comment on FDA ag-antibiotics rule
On Jan. 4, the Food and Drug Administration proposed banning some extra-label uses of cephalosporins, a category of antibiotics used in farming that are also critical drugs in human medicine.
The 60-day public comment period closes March 6 - that’s today.
Here’s where to comment.
Here’s my original blog post explaining why this ban is so unusual for the FDA, and why it’s a first step in addressing uncontrolled agricultural antibiotic use.