Beekeepers, veterinarians face problems with FDA’s new ABX rules

Starting this month, U.S. beekeepers will need a veterinarian for certain bee medications. Under the FDA’s new Veterinary Feed Directive rules, which took effect Jan. 1, vets oversee the use of most antimicrobials in beehives — and both beekeepers and veterinarians are confused. The rules, called Guidance for Industry #213, are part of a federal… » Read More

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