U.S. FDA wants to put limits on the amount of antibiotics farmers can give to their livestock, chickens and pigs. Photo by Rosendahl.

FDA Wants Limits On Antibiotics Given To Animals

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration called on drug companies Wednesday to help limit the use of antibiotics given to farm animals, a decades-old practice that scientists say has contributed to a surge in dangerous, drug-resistant bacteria. Antibiotics are mixed with animal feed to help livestock, pigs and chickens put on weight and […]