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Antibiotics Farm Animals

Still Waiting After All These Years

Laura Rogers | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Rogers

In 1977, Jimmy Carter was president. Elvis Presley was still in the building. And the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was rolling up its sleeves to start addressing the problem of antibiotic overuse on industrial farms. We cannot wait any longer.

FDA Forced To Reconsider Antibiotics In Animal Feed

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Green

* Judge critical of FDA's lack of action * Long-standing concerns about creation of superbugs * FDA unveiled voluntary g...

Go Easy On The Antibiotics, Says FDA

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 06.11.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration called on drug companies Wednesday to help limit the use of antibiotics in farm animals, a decade...