When you buy a fast-food burger or roast-beef sandwich, chances are it likely was made from from cattle given antibiotics they don't need, according to the fifth edition of the Chain Reaction Report issued by six non-profits -- including ARAC.
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There is growing evidence that urinary tract infections, which afflict millions of Americans a year, mostly women, are increasingly resistant to antibiotics, turning a once-routine diagnosis into one that is leading to more hospitalizations, graver illnesses and prolonged discomfort from the excruciating burning sensation that the infection brings.
A new report by the United Nations and other international health organizations say the overuse of antimicrobial drugs in humans, animals and plants is fueling resistant pathogens that could kill 10 million people annually by 2050.
Bacteria are rebelling. They’re turning the tide against antibiotics by outsmarting our wonder drugs. This video explores the surprising reasons.
Antibiotic use in food animal production is increasingly being called into question. There's growing pressure on the beef industry to stop doing this.