FDA Minor Species

Do you know the definition of an FDA Minor Species?  Take the test:

a.  Animals under 2 ft tall

b.  Animals that cannot drive or drink

c.  Animals that dig for gold or silver

d.  Animals that sing off-key

e.  Animals other than humans that are not one of the major species. They include animals such as zoo animals, ornamental fish, parrots, ferrets, and guinea pigs. Some animals of agricultural importance are also minor species. These include sheep, goats, catfish, game birds, and honey bees among others.



Correct answer: e

For more information, check out the FDA Minor Use/Minor Species page.


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