VFD Expansion

Planned expansion of the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) program by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will increase administrative burdens for veterinarians, feed mills, and producers. Use GlobalVetLINK’s FREE FeedLINK system to ease that burden! The FDA hopes to release a formal proposed VFD rule by the end of 2013. The rule will expand the VFD program to include a much broader group of antimicrobial drugs. This article in Feed Management explains the challenges faced by stakeholders in complying with the new administrative burdens of the rule.Dr. William Flynn of the FDA, deputy director for science policy, insists the future of the VFD process will be simplified by using modern technology to allow for the electronic transmission of documents. Get on board today with GlobalVetLINK’s new FeedLINK system, which does exactly that! Click here to learn more.

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