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Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture

Worldwide Use Of Antibiotics In Livestock Fueling Risk Of 'Super Bugs'

Reuters | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living

By Chris Arsenault ROME, March 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Developing countries are pumping livestock full of antibiotics at suc...

A Ticking Time Bomb: Eliminating Antibiotic Overuse in Animal Agriculture

Gary H. Cohen | Posted 11.19.2014 | Green
Gary H. Cohen

While antibiotics are an essential part of the health care we receive, the vast majority of antimicrobials are used for industrial animal agriculture -- around four times the amount used in human medicine.

Lucia Graves

FDA Calls Antibiotic Use In Farming 'A Serious Public Health Threat,' GOP Ignores Mounting Evidence | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.16.2010 | Politics

The overuse of antibiotics in farming may have significant health consequences for consumers, according to testimony from the Food and Drug Administra...