Some food companies are scaling back on antibiotic usage in animals.

Tyson cuts antibiotics in chickens, are hogs next?

Apr 28, 2015
Eliminating routine antibiotic use is most challenging in cattle
Posted In: Tyson, chicken, USDA, antibiotics, pork, beef, hogs, cattle, superbugs
McDonald's french fries sit under a heat lamp at a restaurant in San Francisco.

The Micky-D ripple effect

Mar 6, 2015
Now that McDonalds is promising us antibiotic free chicken, who else will join?
Posted In: McDonald's, chicken processing, antibiotics
A man walks by a sign at a Merck plant in Rahway, New Jersey.

Merck invests in new antibiotics

Dec 8, 2014
Pharmaceutical companies have stayed away from developing new antibiotics even though deaths from drug-resistant infections are rising.
Posted In: antibiotics, merck, acquisition

The numbers for September 19, 2014

Sep 19, 2014
Alibaba surges, Scotland stays and the other stories we're reading Friday morning.
Posted In: alibaba, IPO, antibiotics, Microsoft, NFL

Will farmers feed their livestock fewer antibiotics?

Dec 12, 2013
As the FDA tries to curb antibiotic use on the farms, what are the economics of feeding antibiotics to livestock and poultry?
Posted In: farm, Agriculture, antibiotics