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2009 The Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD)


<ul> <LI> Maintain FARAD database. <LI> Train graduate students.<LI> Publish results in peer review journals.<LI> Provide consultation via phone, e-mail and web to veterinarians and livestock producers regarding mitigation of food animal residues. <LI> To explore the potential development of a Global Veterinary Drug Database.

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Non-Technical Summary: Food animals are exposed to drugs and chemicals that are sometimes difficult to obtain extralabel withdrawal time. The purpose of this project is to use pharmacokinetic techniques to help predict the withdrawal times. This will minimize the presence of drugs and chemicals in the nation's food supply. <P> Approach: Develop pharmacokinetic models that will be used to help predict drug residue withdrawal time following exposure to extralabel drug use. Workshop to be held in UK regarding the development of a Global Veterinary Drug Database.

Riviere, Jim
North Carolina State University
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