Antibiotic Resistance – GBRI
 

In an important step to combat antibiotic resistance, one of the most serious health threats faced by humans, fast food giant McDonald’s announced that it will reduce the use of antibiotics in its beef globally. Like many others, the restaurant chain uses antibiotics to treat sick animals in its supply chain. According to the World Health Organization, […]

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A new analysis by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) revealed that the latest tests conducted by federal scientists found antibiotic-resistant bacteria, also referred to as superbugs, in almost 80% of US supermarket meat in 2015. The superbugs were found on 79% of ground turkey, 71% of pork chops, 62% of ground beef, and 36% of chicken […]

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Antibiotic resistance is pretty common these days, causing around 50,000 deaths in the US and Europe alone. A British study has even predicted that if we don’t get antibiotic use under control by 2050, the death toll is likely to rise to 10 million people per year. In an attempt to check the growing antibiotic resistance […]

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