Beginning January 1, 2017 the following drugs will transition from Over-the-Counter status to Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) status. Be aware that this list may change at any time so please visit the FDA guidance website for the most up-to-date listing of affected drugs at: http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/DevelopmentApprovalProcess/ucm071807.htmDrugs transitioning to VFD statusDrug NameExample Brand NamesChlortetracyclineAureomycin, CLTC, CTC, Chloratet, Chlorachel, ChlorMax, Chlortetracycl…
January 1st is fast approaching and the pressure of the upcoming Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) is on. Preparation is key for this new regulation. Make sure you have considered the following before January is upon us:What is your relationship with your veterinarian?Do you currently have a veterinarian that works with your facility?
With the Veterinary Feed Directive coming into effect January 1, 2017, veterinarians are under significant pressure to be well-versed in the new regulations. This brochure was created by the FDA to help explain what is expected and what the implications are.VFD-DVM.pdf
Beginning January 1, 2017, the Veterinary Feed Directive will take hold and change the game as we know it. Getting Aureomycin pellets for sick calves will no longer be as easy as swinging over to the local feed store. Times are changing.