Antibiotic residues in poultry tissues and eggs: human health concerns?

@article{Donoghue2003AntibioticRI,
  title={Antibiotic residues in poultry tissues and eggs: human health concerns?},
  author={D. Donoghue},
  journal={Poultry science},
  year={2003},
  volume={82 4},
  pages={
          618-21
        }
}
  • D. Donoghue
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Poultry science
  • Antibiotics are used by the poultry industry to enhance the health and productivity of flocks. The use of antimicrobials is strictly regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the USDA to warrant their safety and efficacy. Prior to regulatory approval, the pharmacokinetics and tissue tolerances of an antimicrobial are determined to set the proper dosage. To ensure proper use, both the FDA and USDA have research, surveillance, and compliance programs to develop detection methods and… CONTINUE READING

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