Veterinarian Feed Directive – Part 1

Are you ready for the Veterinarian Feed Directive (VFD)? January 1, 2017 will be here before you know it!

National Pork Board has great resources on their Antibiotic Resource Center to help prepare producers for the January 1st VFD deadline. Their easy to navigate PorkBoardOnlineresource center links to four topics: Checkoff News, On-Farm Resources, FDA Information and Related Information.

Checkoff News consists of National Pork Board press releases on the topics of the VFD and antibiotics.

On-Farm Resources contains forms and other resources that follow the Pork Quality Assurance® Plus standards. Along with updated information on antibiotic use on the farm, fact sheets, videos and podcasts for producers.

FDA Information has links to different important FDA webpages about new antibiotic use regulations and the VFD.

Related Information contains links to the We Care website and U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) website.