Fifty four large investors have launched a campaign to curb the use of antibiotics in the meat and poultry used by ten large U.S. and British restaurant groups.
Prolonged antibiotic use by people in their early to mid-life can put them at a heightened risk of abnormal growths in the colon and rectum.
Antibiotic treatment within the first year of life is associated with an increase in food allergy diagnosis, suggests new research. The researchers found that children prescribed antibiotics within the first year of life were 1.21 ...
Restaurant chains Burger King and Tim Hortons plan to switch to chicken raised without antibiotics, making it the latest company to ditch the drugs over health concerns.
Children of mothers prescribed macrolide antibiotics may be more likely to be affected by the conditions.
The plan calls for "enhanced summary reports on the sale of distribution and antibiotics" used in food animals but without spelling out how that would be done.
The study found that interaction between "antibiotic use and a high-fat/high-protein diet exacerbate C. diff infections in mice".
A diet high in refined sugars, processed grains and high fat coupled with a lack of exercise are huge risks for weight gain," Eneli said, she is part of a national research project -- the ...
KFC has no publicly stated policy on antibiotic use in the production of meat it buys.