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FDA antibiotics ban won't affect ag department

A recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) restriction on certain antibiotics used to treat livestock won’t affect Cal Poly’s animal and dairy science classes, faculty said. The ban, announced Jan. 6, prohibits the “extra-label,” or unapproved, use of cephalosporin in food-producing animals. This new restriction is intended to prevent the development of super-bacteria that could […]