Prevention of Antibiotic Resistance Act

cowsfeeding_406x250On Monday, Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) reintroduced the Prevention of Antibiotic Resistance Act (PARA). The bill, previously introduced in June 2013, would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to withdraw its approval of medically important antibiotics used for disease prevention or control that are at
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Following the Cleveland (OH) City Council’s action on March 17, the Pittsburgh (PA) City Council on March 25 passed a resolution calling for a nationwide ban on the non-therapeutic use of antibiotics in livestock production. Providence, RI, approved a similar resolution in February, and the Seattle (WA) City Council unanimously
Continue Reading Update: Seattle, Cleveland, Pittsburgh Pass Resolutions Against Non-Therapeutic Use of Antibiotics in Livestock