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NAMI Issues Memo on San Francisco Antibiotic Ordinance Update.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

(North American Meat Institute)

The Meat Institute issued a memo last week updating general members, committee members, representatives and the Board of Directors on an update to the San Francisco Antibiotic Use in Food Animals Ordinance . On May 23, 2019, San Francisco Department of the Environment officials denied petitions filed by grocers, who sought waivers from the Ordinance's filing requirements. Based on those denials, DE established a July 22, 2019, deadline for grocers to file reports. This deadline likely will spur grocers with stores in the city to demand antibiotic use information from their suppliers. The Meat Institute points out several aspects of the ordinance worth remembering:

Contact Mark Dopp , Senior Vice President of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, with any questions.

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