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USDA Updates Veterinary Biologics Labeling Requirements for Product Expiration Dates

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USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is making updates to its regulations in order to clarify a few points about how expiration dates on veterinary biologics should be calculated and confirmed.

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