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Costco Restricts Use of Medically Important Antibiotics
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December 17, 2018
The new policy was developed after engagement with social responsibility non-profit As You Sow in an attempt to address antibiotic…
Nearly 80% of Meat Samples Contain Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Says New Report
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June 28, 2018
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria were found on nearly 80 percent of meat samples tested by the U.S. government, says a cautionary new…
McDonald's to Stop Selling Chicken Raised With Highest Priority Antibiotics Worldwide
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August 28, 2017
McDonald's has announced its goal to phase the most important antibiotics out of its worldwide chicken supply chain by 2027.
Antibiotics in Asian Livestock Industry Pose Global Health Crisis, Warns New Report Antibiotics in Asian Livestock Industry Pose Global Health Crisis, Warns New Report
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August 16, 2017
A new report shows that the use of antibiotics in agriculture is set to double in Asia by 2030, contributing…
We're 'Running Out of Treatment Options' for Antibiotic-Resistance, Warns WHO
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March 2, 2017
Officials for the World Health Organization say the future for treating antibiotic-resistance is grim if we don't discover new treatment…
Burger King Latest Chain to Pull the Plug on Antibiotics in Chicken
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January 3, 2017
Burger King announced plans to remove antibiotics in chicken from all U.S. locations by the end of 2017.
Deadly Superbug Mysteriously Appears on U.S. Pig Farm
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December 8, 2016
Researchers have detected a potentially catastrophic antibiotic-resistant superbug on a U.S. hog farm that could put millions at risk.
2nd Pig Infected with E. Coli Resistant to Last Resort Antibiotics, Says USDA
June 16, 2016
The USDA has identified another pig carrying bacteria resistant to last resort antibiotics, raising concerns over the spread of untreatable…
Antibiotics in Livestock Animals Still on the Rise, Says FDA
December 17, 2015
New FDA data reveal the use of antibiotics in livestock continue to rise despite major efforts to decrease the drugs'…
The ‘Alarming’ Superbug So Terrifying You Wouldn’t Wish it On Your Worst Enemy (or Even the Food Industry That Caused It?)
December 8, 2015
Scientists have discovered a new strain of E. coli -- a superbug they say is resistant to even the strongest…