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Helping Animal Producers Understand Medicated Feed Labels (Video)


Medicated animal feeds are important tools for animal producers, but the feeds must be used correctly to ensure the safety of food produced by the animals. FDA requires medicated feed to be properly labeled so animal producers use it correctly. By reading and following the information on the labels, animal producers can help ensure the safety of our food supply. This video outlines why labels are so important, and explains how to read them. It also provides some examples of appropriate medicated feed labels.