WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says there is no evidence that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and there is some evidence they may pose […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration moved Wednesday to phase out the widespread use of antibiotics in animals processed for meat. Many cattle, hog and poultry […]
CHICAGO (AP) — Repeated warnings that antibiotics don’t work for most sore throats and bronchitis have failed to stop overuse: Doctors prescribed these drugs for most adults seeking treatment at a rate that remained high […]
ATLANTA (AP) — For the first time, the government is estimating how many people die from drug-resistant bacteria each year — more than 23,000, or about as many as those killed annually by flu. The […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle Mexican Grill is reviewing a change to start using beef that has been treated with antibiotics, but said no decision has yet been made on the matter. The Denver-based chain […]
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. doctors are prescribing enough antibiotics to give them to 4 out of 5 Americans every year, an alarming pace that suggests they are being overused, a new government study finds.