Delivering Antimicrobial Transparency in Animal (DATA) Act

(H.R. 2459)

This bill would amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to enhance the reporting requirements pertaining to the use of antimicrobial drugs in food animals.

Status: Rep. Louise Slaughter (D- N.Y.-25) introduced H.R. 2459 on May 19, 2015, and it was referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Health.

AVMA Position: Under Review
Primary Contact: Dr. Ashley Morgan