Expanded Antibiotics Testing for Milk Delayed

The Food and Drug Administration has announced that it will delay its expanded antibiotics testing program for dairy products that had been scheduled to begin this month, the Western United Dairymen board of directors said in a press release.

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration has announced that it will delay its expanded antibiotics testing program for dairy products that had been scheduled to begin this month, the Western United Dairymen board of directors said in a press release.

After finding unacceptable levels of antibiotics residue in dairy cows sent to slaughter, the FDA worried that these residues could also be present in milk. The agency planned to expand milk antibiotics testing for "repeat vio

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