Bill would limit antibiotic use in livestock
Published 07/15/2009, The Jamestown Sun
Feeding antibiotics to livestock that are not sick poses a major threat to public health, Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., said Monday. Slaughter, chair of the House Rules Committee, spoke at a hearing to discuss a bill that would require the federal government to deny or withdraw approval for agricultural use of drugs that contain antibiotics critical for human medicine.Word count: 676
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