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Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) Extension

Investigators
Craigmill, Arthur
Institutions
University of California - Davis
Start date
2000
End date
2000
Objective
FARAD is an ongoing project for residue avoidance information for all drugs currently registered in the U.S.
More information

Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) is a collaborative effort between the University of California, North Carolina State University, and University of Florida. FARAD is a central and unique source of residue avoidance information for producers,veterinarians, Extension agents and specialists, and regulatory agencies.

Types of information included in FARAD are:

  1. drug and pesticide tolerances for food animal products;
  2. residue screening methods;
  3. pharmacokinetics of chemicals in food animals;
  4. registered drugs;
  5. bibliographic citations.

Each FARAD access center receives an average 10 to 12 calls per day/per site. The information contained within FARAD is being recognized as an essential component in the practice of food animal medicine.

Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project number
95-EFSQ-1-4165
Categories
Antimicrobial Resistance