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29 MILLION POUNDS of Antibiotics Used to Promote Growth in Food Animals During 2009

foodpolitics.com | Marion Nestle PhD | December 15, 10 at 05:54 PM

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29 MILLION POUNDS of Antibiotics Used to Promote Growth in Food Animals During 2009

I was interested to read FoodSafetyNews this morning and learn about the FDA's new count of the number and pounds of antibiotics used to promote the growth of farm animals used...

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Half of China's antibiotics fed to animals, causing health problems in human population

xinhuanet.com | November 28, 10 at 08:30 AM

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Half of China's antibiotics fed to animals, causing health problems in human population

Nearly half of the antibiotics produced in China are being fed to livestock rather than used to fight viruses in people, experts say. Of the 210,000 tons of antibiotics made in China...

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USDA Admits Link Between Antibiotic Use by Big Ag and Human Health

huffingtonpost.com | Andrew Gunther | July 20, 10 at 05:06 PM

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USDA Admits Link Between Antibiotic Use by Big Ag and Human Health

At a hearing of a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, a representative of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) finally caught up with the rest of...

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Obama's FDA Quietly banning antibiotics in livestock production

July 8, 10 at 06:29 AM

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Obama's FDA Quietly banning antibiotics in livestock production

Obama's FDA has begun to ban giving prophylactic antibiotics in livestock production. Giving animals antibiotics in order to increase food production is a threat to public health and should be stopped, the...

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FDA: Antibiotics found in U.S. meat pose a "serious public health threat"

Associated Press | June 28, 10 at 10:18 AM

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FDA: Antibiotics found in U.S. meat pose a "serious public health threat"

WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration is urging meat producers to limit the amount of antibiotics they give animals in response to public health concerns about the drugs. The FDA said...

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