Food processors, retailers ask for funds for antibiotic work

Some of the largest U.S. food processors and retailers, including Walmart, Cargill and Tyson Foods, are “urging Congress to build on investments in the Fiscal 2017 appropriations legislation that would help combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria,” says Feedstuffs. In a letter, the businesses cite recent reports of resistance to last-resort drugs: “Combating this threat and avoiding a… » Read More

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