Judge to FDA: Remove Superbug-Breeding Antibiotics from Animal Feed

Activist Post, Mar. 23, 2012

A federal judge has stepped up to the plate and is now ordering FDA regulators to start proceedings to revoke the approval for the use of common antibiotics in animal feed, stating that the excessive overuse of antibiotics is threatening public health through breeding drug-resistant superbugs. The news could not have come at a more appropriate time, after it was just recently revealed that antibiotic overuse has actually spawned a resistant white plague that threatens the health of individuals worldwide. Thanks to the countless unnecessary prescriptions of antibiotics dished out in nations like India, a heavily drug-resistant form of tuberculosis has scientists concerned over a potential pandemic.

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