Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. United States Food & Drug Administration

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20073
No(s). 11 civ. 3562 (S.D.N.Y. Mar 22, 2012) (Katz, MJ)

A district court held that the FDA must reconsider its approval of certain antibiotics used in animal feed unless, after a hearing, the drug uses at issue are determined to be safe. In 1977, the FDA issued notices of an opportunity for hearing (NOOHs) on proposals to withdraw penicillin and tetr...