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These roles include reproduction, feeding and feed processing, animal health, animal productivity including growth promotants and genomically-enhanced genetic selection, and food safety.
CU sent a letter to USDA in June asking that the department look into three unapproved label claims that the group found on meat packages: antibiotic free, no antibiotic growth promotants, and no antibiotic residues.
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Therefore, the searches for alternative feed supplements have been increased extensively and considerable attention has been given to the essential herbs as replacements for antibiotics growth promotants [7].
of Agriculture has finally signed off on voluntary standards for naturally raised livestock and meat marketing claims, although not all consumer groups are cheering.The new voluntary standards for naturally raised marketing claims mean that the livestock from which those meats and meat products have been derived were raised entirely without growth promotants, antibiotics (except for ionophores used as coccidiostats for parasite control) and animal byproducts.