EU: EU moves closer to total ban on antibiotic growth promoters in animal feed
David Byrne, EU Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, has welcomed the final adoption, at the Agriculture Council today [Tuesday], of an EU regulation controlling the use of additives in animal feed. The new regulation will strengthen the control of all types of additives in animal feed, but in particular it completes the EU's drive to phase out antibiotics as growth promoters. Banning the use of antibiotics as growth promoters in feed is also vital to efforts to combat anti-microbial resistance, the European Commission said.
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