Obama Administration Tasked With Developing Strategy for Fighting Superbugs

March 29, 2015 12:04 PM

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The overuse of antibiotics in the livestock and produce that makes up our food industries is finally taking its toll. Drug-resistant super bugs are becoming more and more prevalent and the Obama administration must now take extreme measures to ensure that it does not go any further.

New York Democratic Representative Louise Slaughter comments, “Once again, the administration has fallen woefully short of taking meaningful action to curb the overuse of antibiotics in healthy food animals.” The microbiologist has sponsored legislation aimed at stopping routine antibiotic use in an...

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