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Our Opinion: FDA acts to curb farm antibiotics

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Cheers to the Food and Drug Administration for finally acting on antibiotic overuse in farm animals.

The FDA says the issue is a potential threat to public health, due to the growing number of antibiotic-resistant diseases in humans.


Repeated exposure to antibiotics can lead germs to become resistant to a drug so that it is no longer effective in treating a particular illness.

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