Next Steps for Expiring Farm Bill – September 26, 2018

Expiring Farm Bill

The ‘big four’ look to next steps for expiring farm bill Farm bill negotiators are expected to acknowledge today that they will miss the only deadline they have set for themselves: Enactment of the 2018 farm bill by the end of September, now four days away. The “big four” leaders… Continue reading

More Antibiotics Control – September 17, 2018

FDA will strengthen controls over antibiotics in livestock, says Gottlieb

FDA will strengthen controls over antibiotics in livestock, says Gottlieb FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb says the next two steps in promoting antimicrobial stewardship will be veterinary oversight of antibiotics injected into food-bearing animals and the setting of time limits on how long medically important antibiotics can be used in water… Continue reading