FDA Agrees To Limit Antibiotics In Livestock
by: Frank Morris, NPR, January 6, 2012 2:01:00 am
The FDA is increasing regulations on a class of antibiotic drugs commonly used by livestock producers. The drugs are great for treating infections in animals and humans. Food safety advocates say the over-use of cephalosporin in animals has contributed to the development of diseases that tolerate the antibiotic.