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Chick-fil-A to serve antibiotic-free chicken within 5 years

The Atlanta-based restaurant chain says it is asking suppliers to work with USDA to ensure that antibiotics are not administered to the chickens at any point.

The Atlanta-based restaurant chain says it is asking suppliers to work with USDA to ensure that antibiotics are not administered to the chickens at any point.


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FDA announces phase out of antimicrobials in food production animals

The plan will engage veterinary oversight in determing appropriate therapeutic uses for the drugs.

The plan will engage veterinary oversight in determing appropriate therapeutic uses for the drugs.


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Video challenges claims about 'superbugs' on meat and poultry products

One professor of microbiology and food safety says USDA indicates 'superbugs' are not on the rise.
One professor of microbiology and food safety says USDA indicates 'superbugs' are not on the rise.
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CSPI says CDC antibiotic resistance report doesn’t offer steps to food safety

Critics say the agency is overly vague about antibiotic abuse in food production animals.

Among the data, CDC found that 22 percent of resistant illnesses are linked to foodborne hazards


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Growing antibiotic resistance leads to push for easier testing

High resistance to tetracyclines is causing concern among regulatory authorities.

Over-prescribing of antibiotics and administration of animal antibiotics are the main culprits.


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Co-resistance complicates treatment of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Efforts to address antimicrobial resistance have seen significant progress, but not enough.

International interdependence of food production presents an obstacle to combating resistance.


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