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8 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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McDonald's antibiotic-free move could prompt U.S. chicken squeeze

A plan by McDonald's Corp to phase out chicken raised with certain kinds of antibiotics at its 14,000 U.S. restaurants will put additional pressure on an already-stressed supply chain. Antibiotic-free chicken currently accounts for a tiny portion of total U.S. supplies, and an increasing desire on the part of consumers for more "natural" products has meant that demand sometimes exceeds ...

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8 HOURS AGO - Reuters

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McDonald's USA to phase out human antibiotics from chicken supply

LOS ANGELES/CHICAGO (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp's U.S. restaurants will gradually stop buying chicken raised with antibiotics vital to fighting human infections, the most aggressive step by a major food company to change chicken producers' practices in the fight against dangerous 'superbugs.'

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13 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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McDonald's to cut back on chicken fed with antibiotics

Fast-food giant McDonald's announced Wednesday it would stop serving chicken raised with antibiotics that are important to human health, as worries grow over resistance to crucial drugs. McDonald's said it would work with poultry farmers to halt the use of what the World Health Organization has identified as "critically important antimicrobials" to feed the chickens it serves alongside its popular ...

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14 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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2 Ways McDonald's 'Quick Fix' Antibiotics Move Falls Short

McDonald’s took a major step toward shaking its image as a purveyor of unnatural food on Wednesday when the chain announced plans to rid its U.S. chicken supply of human antibiotics. But McDonald's hasn't gone to the same lengths as its upstart rival Chipotle, the burrito chain whose fresh, antibiotic-free ingredients have sent sales soaring in recent years while McDonald’s ...

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17 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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McDonald's Is Removing Human Antibiotics From Its Chicken. Here's Why That's Good News For All Of Us

McDonald's announced on Wednesday that within the next two years, U.S. restaurants will stop serving chicken raised with antibiotics that are used to fight human infections. Even if you're not a McDonald's customer, that's good news. "For public health, this is really a game changer," Gail Hansen, a senior officer for Pew Charitable Trusts' antibiotic resistance project, told Reuters, and ...

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