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April 3, 2014

Antibiotic-free movement gains more supporters

The Seattle City Council on Tuesday advanced a resolution supporting a statewide and national ban on nontherapeutic uses of antibiotics in livestock production. The aim is to help prevent the proliferation of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the food supply, according to a statement from the Seattle mayor’s office. City councils in four other U.S. cities – Pittsburgh, Pa.; Cleveland, Ohio; Providence, R.I.; and Redhook, N.J. – have passed resolutions supporting a ban on nontherapeutic uses of antibiotics in livestock production, according to the statement.  Read More

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