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Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank

Investigators
Tell, Lisa
Institutions
University of California - Davis
Start date
2006
End date
2009
Objective
The elemental goal of FARAD is the production of safe foods of animal origin through the prevention and mitigation of violative chemical and drug residues in food animal products.

The objectives of FARAD are to identify, extract, assemble, evaluate and distribute reviewed information about residue avoidance and mitigation to people involved in residue avoidance programs throughout the United States.

More information
Non-Technical Summary: Regulations require that extralabel use of drugs in food animals be based on sound principles of residue avoidance. The goal of FARAD is the production of safe foods of animal origin through the prevention and mitigation of violative chemical residues in food animal products.

Approach: To provide livestock producers, extension specialists, scientists, and veterinarians with information to prevent drug, pesticide, and environmental contaminant residues in food animal products.

Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
CA-V*-VME-7723-SG
Accession number
206998
Categories
Pesticide Residues
Chemical Contaminants