Livestock drugs threaten human health, FDA says

Posted by Trish Riley, August 1, 2010

Doctors and public health experts have long worried that there’s a human price to using drugs this way – and President Barack Obama’s administration is listening.

The Food and Drug Administration says overuse of the drugs in livestock is increasing the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria that threaten human health.

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