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SEP 19, 2013 - Huffington Post

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Antibiotic Resistance Declared A 'Serious Health Threat' By CDC As Use In Meat Industry Skyrockets

"Antimicrobial resistance is one of our most serious health threats." So begins a comprehensive report released by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention this week, "Antibiotic Resistance Threats In The United States, 2013." The report highlights the growing pandemic of superbugs that have out-evolved even our best antibiotics. Antibiotic use in the meat and poultry industry has skyrocketed over the past decade. Nearly 30 million pounds were sold for livestock use in the U.S. in 2011, almost four times the amount used by humans. That means 73 percent of all antibiotics sold in ... Read More

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