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.
The fast-food giant, one of the world's biggest beef buyers, announces plans to use its might to cut back on antibiotics in its global beef supply. Environmentalists are applauding the commitment.
A report from the Union of Concern Scientists warns that Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s deregulation and attacks on science threaten to do permanent harm to the USDA.
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US Regulators are critical of the new WHO regulations, limiting antibiotic use in livestock.
New FDA rules limit how farmers can give antibiotics to animals raised for meat. But a report says FDA doesn't collect data to know if that policy is working.
A new Bloomberg report says tainted seafood from China, long banned in the U.S., is being rerouted through other countries, like Malaysia and Ecuador.
Indiana's 200 or so veterinarians do a lot of driving, and starting in January, they'll need to do even more.
A consortium of consumer, health and environment groups has ranked 25 fast food chains for transparency and their use of meat raised with antibiotics.
Sales of food labeled "non-GMO" are booming, and it's starting to annoy organic food companies.
The fast-food chain's suppliers are still allowed to use certain types of antibiotics that aren't used to treat people.
The country’s third-largest poultry producer has launched an ad campaign to defend its use of antibiotics and slam competitors for using “misleading” labels.
The worry is that this resistance will spread to bacteria that are also resistant to other drugs, effectively making bacteria immune to antibiotics.
Salmon producers in Chile increased their use of antibiotics last year despite international pressure.
The FDA study is part of a larger government effort to reduce the persistently high rates of the food-borne illness in chicken and turkey.
Beneficial bacteria can help prevent you (or a cow) from getting sick. If they protect the animals from infection, farmers will need fewer antibiotics.
Global agriculture behemoth Cargill has announced plans to reduce the use of key antibiotics on farms in Texas, Kansas and Colorado.
For years, the antibiotic colistin was known as the best chance to combat antibiotic resistance. But journalist Maryn McKenna says there’s bad news.
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