McDonald's Is Removing Human Antibiotics From Its Chicken. Here's Why That's Good News For All Of Us

March 4, 2015 5:57 PM

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McDonald's Is Removing Human Antibiotics From Its Chicken. Here's Why That's Good News For All Of Us

McDonald's announced on Wednesday that within the next two years, U.S. restaurants will stop serving chicken raised with antibiotics that are used to fight human infections. Even if you're not a McDonald's customer, that's good news.

"For public health, this is really a game changer," Gail Hansen, a senior officer for Pew Charitable Trusts' antibiotic resistance project, told Reuters, and a move that could potentially influence other major players in the food industry.

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