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Antibiotic Use in Livestock Tied to Drug-Resistant Infections

| September 18, 2013
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On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a link between antibiotics given to livestock and the increase of antibiotic-resistant bacteria infections in people. At least 70 percent of all antibiotics in the U.S. are used to treat animals on farms and feedlots, and critics are urging for …Read More

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