FDA, CDC, & USDA: Drug-resistant diseases stemming from antibiotic use in animals a “serious emerging concern”
Posted Dec 30 2009 6:46am
Industrial animal feedlots are becoming a breeding ground for drug-resistant bacteria, due mainly to the overuse of antibiotics, say researchers.
From the Associated Press (h/t Yahoo! News):
FRANKENSTEIN, Mo. – The mystery started the day farmer Russ Kremer got between a jealous boar and a sow in heat.
The boar gored Kremer in the knee with a razor-sharp [...]