EU: Commission proposes new safety rules for feed additives, antibiotics as growth promoters
The European Commission has presented proposals to prohibit the use of antibiotics as growth-promoting feed additives. The four remaining authorised antibiotics currently used as growth-promoters in feed would have to be phased out as of January 2006. "This fulfils my commitment to the European Parliament in September 1999", health and consumer protection commissioner David Byrne stressed.
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