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antibiotic resistance in feed

Antibiotic Resistance Kit

What does the FDA say?

Effective January 1, 2017, stricter federal rules began to egulate how medically important antibioticsmedications that are important for treating human diseasecan be administered to animals in feed and drinking water. For more information about the Veterinary Feed Directive, please refer to our white paper (PDF).

Resources & White Papers

Media Contacts

Ashley Berke
Director of Communications
berke@vet.upenn.edu
215-898-1475

John Donges
Communications Coordinator
jdonges@vet.upenn.edu
215-898-4234

Meet Our Experts

Penn Vet Experts
Dr. Linda Baker, CAHPLinda Baker, VMD
  • Staff Veterinarian - Animal Production Systems, Field Investigation, PADLS
Sherrill Davison, VMD, Penn Vet
Sherrill Davison, VMD
  • Associate Professor of Avian Medicine and Pathology
  • Agriculture Spokesperson
Dr. Meghann Pierdon, New Bolton Center
Meghann Pierdon, VMD
  • Associate Director, Swine Teaching & Research Center
Dr. Shelley Rankin, Penn Vet
Shelley Rankin, BSc, PhD
  • Associate Professor of Microbiology
 Dr. Stephen Cole, Penn VetStephen Cole, VMD
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Clinical & Molecular Microbiology