Playing Chicken With Disease

Hattam, Jennifer; McManus, Reed
March 2002
Sierra;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p14
Reports that the widespread use of antibiotics on livestock is creating drug-resistant diseases that are difficult to treat. Percentage of antibiotics administered each year in the United States (U.S.) that go to livestock; Measures taken by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to preserve the safety of food supply. INSETS: BACK TO BUSINESS;THE HIDDEN COST OF GAS.


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