07 Jun '11, 10pm

FDA Sued For Antiobitics in Animal Feed | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

FDA Sued For Antiobitics in Animal Feed | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

I can’t blame Stephen McDonnell, founder and CEO of organic and natural meats and cheeses producer Applegate Farms, for tooting his own horn yesterday. Call it a smart, justified marketing move. The FDA (Federal Drugs Administration) was recently sued by a roster of environmental and consumer groups for doing precisely nothing to stop the onslaught of non-therapeutic antibiotics in animal farms, despite its recognition of the public-health threat caused by antibiotics-tainted meat (after all, the agency first proposed a ban on this use of antibiotics in 1977, but Congress ordered more research!). The NRDC -led coalition is specifically asking the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to force FDA to withdraw its approvals for the non-therapeutic uses of penicillin and tetracycline. “Roughly 70 percent of all antibiotics used in the United States are giv...

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