antibiotics http://kbia.org en American Medical Association seeks stricter rules for antibiotics in farm animals http://kbia.org/post/american-medical-association-seeks-stricter-rules-antibiotics-farm-animals <p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">The largest association of U.S. physicians is calling for tighter rules on antibiotic use in livestock.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 21:47:13 +0000 Kristofor Husted 55613 at http://kbia.org American Medical Association seeks stricter rules for antibiotics in farm animals Field Notes: Antibiotics in meat and why Congress can't pass a farm bill http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-antibiotics-meat-and-why-congress-cant-pass-farm-bill <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 20 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 45420 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Antibiotics in meat and why Congress can't pass a farm bill FDA pushing to limit livestock antibiotics http://kbia.org/post/fda-pushing-limit-livestock-antibiotics <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The FDA wants to </span><a href="http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm378100.htm?source=govdelivery&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_source=govdelivery" style="line-height: 1.5;">phase out antibiotics in meat</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Peter Gray 45423 at http://kbia.org FDA pushing to limit livestock antibiotics Soil may be a source of antibiotic resistance http://kbia.org/post/soil-may-be-source-antibiotic-resistance Soil bacteria may be helping to make disease-causing bacteria resistant to antibiotics.<p>That’s according to <a href="http://www.sciencemag.org/content/337/6098/1107.abstract">a new study</a> out of Washington University.<p>Lead researcher, microbiologist <a href="http://pathology.wustl.edu/faculty/index.php?user=1427&#38;pageload=indi&#38;passed=&#38;sort=">Gautam Dantas</a>, says he and his colleagues found seven genes in farmland soil bacteria that are identical to genes in human pathogens – and that provide resistance to a wide range of antibiotics.<p>Dantas says the genes for antibiotic Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:22:58 +0000 Véronique LaCapra & Véronique LaCapra 20364 at http://kbia.org Soil may be a source of antibiotic resistance FDA challenging the use of antibiotics in animals http://kbia.org/post/fda-challenging-use-antibiotics-animals-0 <p>The Food and Drug Administration is publishing an order this month that limits the way farmers can use certain antibiotics to treat animals, and eggs. Thu, 19 Jan 2012 13:12:11 +0000 KCUR-FM: Frank Morris 7267 at http://kbia.org FDA challenging the use of antibiotics in animals