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McDonald’s USA to phase out human antibiotics from chicken supply

By Lisa Baertlein and P.J. Huffstutter Reuters   

Features Business & Policy Trade Business/Policy Poultry Production Production United States

March 4, 2015 – McDonald’s Corporation’s U.S. restaurants will gradually stop buying chicken raised with antibiotics that are vital to fighting human infections, according to an exclusive report by Reuters.  Chicken grown using ionophores β€” antibiotics not used in human medicine β€” will still be purchased by McDonald’s under it’s new policy. READ MORE  


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