Drink Up! There's Not Much Evidence That Antibiotics Is Tainting Our Milk Supply

March 5, 2015 11:42 PM

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Drink Up! There's Not Much Evidence That Antibiotics Is Tainting Our Milk Supply

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an encouraging development for consumers worried about antibiotics in their milk, a new Food and Drug Administration study showed little evidence of drug contamination after surveying almost 2,000 dairy farms.

In response to concerns, the agency in 2012 took samples of raw milk from the farms and tested them for 31 drugs, almost all of them antibiotics. Results released by the agency Thursday show that less than 1 percent of the total samples showed illegal drug residue.

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