Beneficial bacteria can help prevent you (or a cow) from getting sick. If they protect the animals from infection, farmers will need fewer antibiotics.
The industry fears that PED, not yet eradicated and known as a pernicious, intrepid world traveler, will come charging back this winter.
To ensure we still have antibiotics to treat diseases in both humans and livestock, doctors and farmers need to use them carefully.
Farmers often treat sick cows with antibiotics, but no one wants to ingest any medicine with their cold glass of milk.
A watchdog reveals key flaws in new FDA guidelines designed to reduce the use of antibiotics to fatten livestock.
Use of antibiotics to grow farm animals has been blamed for growing antibiotic resistance in humans across the United States. New rules could help curb that.