25 Jun '11, 12pm

Senate Introduces Bill to Limit Use of Antibiotics in Livestock : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

According to Diane Feinstein (D-CA), the primary sponsor for PAMTA, reported on Civil Eats . "[t]he effectiveness of antibiotics for humans is jeopardized when they are used to fatten healthy pigs or speed the growth of chickens. This is a basic food safety initiative that would phase out the misuse of these drugs so that food in supermarkets across America will not spread strains of drug-resistant bacteria." The Federal Register outlined how the sub therapeutic use of antibiotics actually causes resistance: Misuse and overuse of antimicrobial drugs creates selective evolutionary pressure that enables antimicrobial resistant bacteria to increase in numbers more rapidly than antimicrobial susceptible bacteria and thus increases the opportunity for individuals to become infected by resistant bacteria. According to the FDA, 80 percent of the antibiotics produced in this count...

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