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Federal eateries join effort to curb animal antibiotic use

posted on June 5, 2015 at 3:41 PM

President Barack Obama's effort to curb the use of antibiotics in animals raised for meat is starting with his own employees. Full Story

Tyson Foods hopes to rid U.S. chicken of antibiotics by 2017

posted on May 1, 2015 at 6:11 PM

Tyson Foods says it wants to stop using human antibiotics in its U.S. chicken houses by September 2017 and that it will explore doing the same in its beef, pork and turkey operations. Full Story

McDonald's To Use Chicken Without Certain Antibiotics

posted on March 6, 2015 at 4:10 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's plans to announce it will start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human medicine and milk that is not treated with rbST, an artificial growth hormone. Full Story

Market to Market (December 13, 2013)

posted on December 13, 2013 at 9:08 PM

Market to Market (December 13, 2013)
Full Program: The FDA implements voluntary restrictions on the use of antibiotics in livestock production. USDA’s latest figures on agricultural supply and demand reveal bullish and bearish scenarios. The Grinch steals Christmas Trees in the east, while “the... Full Story

FDA Asks For Voluntary Cutback on Subtheurapeutic Antibiotic Use in Animals

posted on December 13, 2013 at 6:43 PM

FDA Asks For Voluntary Cutback on Subtheurapeutic Antibiotic Use in Animals
FDA asks pharmaceutical companies to stop selling sub therapeutic doses of antibiotics for animal production. Full Story

Market to Market (September 27, 2013)

posted on September 28, 2013 at 12:08 AM

Market to Market (September 27, 2013)
Full Program: The clock is ticking on a potential government shutdown while partisan bickering rules the day. A study indicates sub-therapeutic use of antibiotics in livestock production may lead to trouble. As one of the worst wildfire seasons continues,... Full Story

USDA Seeks Secure Health of Swine Population

posted on September 27, 2013 at 2:43 PM

USDA Seeks Secure Health of Swine Population
In the wake of the outbreaks of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome, or PRRS, USDA is making efforts to secure the health of the nation’s swine population through the development of new vaccines. Full Story

Market to Market (April 13, 2012)

posted on April 13, 2012 at 10:41 PM

Market to Market (April 13, 2012)
Full Program: The FDA rolls-out a rule to end sub-therapeutic doses of antibiotics. Grain stocks remain historically tight as farmers move into the field. Nebraska residents find an oasis in what some have called a "food desert." Market analysis with Tomm... Full Story

Court Orders FDA Action on Antibiotic Use on Farms

posted on March 23, 2012 at 3:23 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal court judge has ordered the Food and Drug Administration to take action on its own 35-year-old rule that would stop farmers from mixing widely-used antibiotics into animal feed, a practice which has led to a... Full Story

FDA limits some antibiotics in livestock

posted on January 6, 2012 at 4:22 PM

The Food and Drug Administration has moved to limit the use of an antibiotic that is injected into livestock before slaughter, saying it could increase antibiotic resistance in humans. Full Story

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