Extra Label Drug Use Algorithm

in Food Producing Animals



Requirements for Veterinarians:
  • Diagnose and evaluate the condition for which the drug is to be used
  • Institute procedures to ensure the identification of the treated animal(s) is maintained
  • Establish a science based and substantially extended withdrawal interval
  • Take appropriate measures to ensure the withdrawal interval is met by the clients
  • Maintain treatment records
Responsibility of Producers:
  • Engage a veterinarian to develop and oversee a drug management program
  • Maintain records of treated animals
  • Maintain identification of treated animals
  • Have a control system in place to prevent contamination of the human food chain
  • Maintain storage and accounting of drugs on the premises