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Gelatin is in sweets and chewing gum, but the animal it derived from is not always listed on food packaging

Hindus have beef with US gelatin law

By Oscar Rousseau

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is under pressure from Hindus, who want labelling laws changed to reveal if gelatin, used as an ingredient in food products, contains beef or pork.

The rule will ensure the drugs are only used under the supervision of a vet

US issues further guidance on antimicrobial use

By Helen Arnold

A strategy to promote the judicious use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals, spearheaded by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has taken another step towards realisation with the announcement of the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) rule.

US restricts antibiotics for livestock

US restricts antibiotics for livestock

By Carina Perkins

The US Food and Drink Administration (FDA) has announced plans to ban the use of certain antibiotics used to treat cattle, pigs, chickens and turkeys.