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Zoetis says that one of the advantages of ceftiofur is the short withdrawal period

Records show powerful antibiotic for cattle often misused by farmers

Ceftiofur accounted for one-fourth of USDA drug-residue violation reports in 2013

It is one of the most potent antibiotics used by U.S. cattle and dairy farmers. But the strength of the ceftiofur and the frequency with which it’s being misused has created a threat to human health that may overshadow the drug’s effectiveness, a Reuters examination shows. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cautioned in 2012 […] Read more