By Doug Harris, Food Dive
Feb. 23, 2017
The Veterinary Feed Directive became effective in January. It intends to sharply reduce — and in some cases eliminate — the use of antibiotics in pigs, cattle and chickens, except for medicinal purposes under the direction of a veterinarian. As a result, the meat industry was suddenly in need of a company like Ocean Harvest Technology to find a natural, cost-effective way to improve and sustain livestock health.