As per recent reports, it has been revealed that a federal court has adjourned Food and Drug Administration to review its decision of not banning certain antibiotics used in animal feed. Moreover, the court has criticized the FDA for simply relying on industrial trust that would limit their use of those particular drugs.
Previous reports suggest that federal district court in Manhattan has asked FDA to revisit to citizen petition, which asked the agency not to approve the use of some antibiotics used in animal food. The court said, “The agency’s denial of both petitions years ago was arbitrary and capricious”.
However, in a decision by the court related to the same case, declared in March, it was subjected that court ordered FDA to follow through a proposal, it made years ago, according to which, use of penicillin and two forms of tetracycline should have been banned in animal feed.
It has been reported that one after the other rulings by the court against FDA highlight the victory for Natural Resources Defense Council and the other health and consumer advocacy groups that sued the government.
The groups said, “They expect the FDA to fight back, and the agency already has appealed the March decision”. They affirmed that th