Petition to Rescind Approvals of the Subtherapeutic Uses in Livestock of Antibiotics Used in (Or Related to Those Used In) Human Medicine

By CSPI, Environmental Defense Fund, Food Animal Concerns Trust, Public Citizen's Health Research Group, and Union of Concerned Scientists

The ban should include subtherapeutic applications of such medically important antibiotics as penicillin, tetracyclines, erythromycin, lincomycin, tylosin, and virginiamycin, as well as other antibiotics used in (or related to those used in) human medicine for growth promotion, improved feed efficiency, and disease prevention.

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