Most beef cattle receive antibiotics in their feed to prevent liver abscesses while eating a high-energy diet. There's growing pressure on feedlots to stop this — and some have. But it's costly.
US Regulators are critical of the new WHO regulations, limiting antibiotic use in livestock.
Farmers have a chance to prevent a newly-arrived threat from becoming a permanent fixture. It’s an aggressive weed that’s been devastating crops in the Midwest.
The CDC had already called carbapenem-resistance an "urgent threat" to human health that is responsible for about 600 deaths a year.
A consortium of consumer, health and environment groups has ranked 25 fast food chains for transparency and their use of meat raised with antibiotics.
George Washington University researchers say they found a new strain of MRSA transmitted to people through consumption of infected poultry.
The worry is that this resistance will spread to bacteria that are also resistant to other drugs, effectively making bacteria immune to antibiotics.
In this week's podcast, we follow a backyard beekeeper as he adopts a new colony. And, rethinking antibiotic use in livestock with Harvest Public Media.
For years, the antibiotic colistin was known as the best chance to combat antibiotic resistance. But journalist Maryn McKenna says there’s bad news.
A new report looks at restaurants' policies regarding antibiotic use in meat products. Of the 25 largest fast food chains, only five received passing grades.
Tyson is the largest U.S. chicken supplier to announce it would cease use of antibiotics used in humans in its chicken.
An estimated 107 antibiotics are currently allowed for continuous use or without limit in livestock by the FDA.