Why Antibiotic Makers Aren’t Worried About FDA’s Livestock Rules

Why Antibiotic Makers Aren’t Worried About FDA’s Livestock Rules

Venessa Wong

Businessweek

Still, some argue worries about drug resistance are misguided. The American Veterinary Medical Association disputes claims that the use of antibiotics in animals harms human health, saying, “it doesn’t account for the benefits of preventing disease … While outbreaks of resistant foodborne pathogens have been reported, very few have been epidemiologically traced back to the farm.”

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