McDonald's Has A Plan To Reduce Antibiotics In BeefMcDonald's says it will reduce the use of antibiotics in its beef around the world.
Most Burger Chains (Including McDonald's) Fail On Antibiotics Report Card"McDonald's is currently finalizing a global antibiotics policy for beef, to begin roll out before the end of 2018."
Study Finds Surgery Often Not Needed For Appendicitis; Antibiotics Can Work InsteadFive years after treatment with antibiotics, almost two-thirds of patients hadn't had another attack.
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In U.S., CDC WarnsInfections of this kind are "virtually untreatable with modern medicine," CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said in a press briefing on April 3.
Safety Advocate: Powerful Antibiotics Being OverprescribedMillions of people are being given powerful antibiotics to treat common infections. Now, as Erin Kennedy reports, one safety advocate is warning that this may be overkill and wants the FDA to do something about it.
McDonald's To Use Chicken Without Human AntibioticsThe Oakbrook-based company says the chicken change will take place within the next two years. It says suppliers will still be able to use a type of antibiotic called ionophores that keep chickens healthy and aren't used in humans.
Doctors, Activists Call For Banning Antibiotic Use On Healthy AnimalsSeveral doctors and consumer advocates in Chicago on Thursday warned there’s a much bigger threat to Americans’ health than Ebola: drug-resistant bacteria.
Aldermen, Chefs Call For Ban On Non-Therapeutic Use Of AntibioticsSeveral top Chicago chefs and an influential alderman have joined the call for Congress to ban the routine use of antibiotics for livestock, saying the practice can hasten the spread of so-called “superbugs.”
Officials: Get Smart About AntibioticsThis week is Get Smart About Antibiotics week, and the American Academy of Pediatrics is offering advice on how to avoid overusing these important medicines.
Chicago Sees Spike In 'Superbug' IllnessesA new study suggests there’s been an increase in the types and number of so-called antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as “superbugs” found in Chicago-area health care facilities.