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A Major Poultry Producer Is Going Cold Turkey, Cutting All Antibiotics

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In less than a year, the standards for American chicken have changed in a massive way: Leading producers, including Tyson, Pilgrim’s Pride, Perdue, and Foster Farms have announced they are moving away from raising birds with antibiotics important to human medicine. 299 more words


Scientists develop alternative to antibiotics for farm animals

By Tracy Brighten.  First published on The News Hub  June 5, 2015

England’s Chief Medical Officer calls antibiotic-resistant bacteria a “ticking time-bomb” for both animals and humans. 928 more words


MRSA found in sausages

by Piriya Mahendra Pordes

A survey of pre-packaged fresh meat products has identified two strains of MRSA bacteria in sausage and minced pork.

All 103 meat products analysed in the survey, which included chicken and pork, were available from supermarkets in England. 226 more words

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Drug-resistant 'super typhoid' now spreading globally

(NaturalNews) A multi-antibiotic-resistant strain of deadly typhoid fever has spread from Asia to Africa, where it might have reached epidemic proportions, warned an international research team in a study published in the journal  608 more words