Nightly News   |  December 11, 2013

FDA aims to phase out antibiotics in meat

The Food and Drug Administration is asking pharmaceutical companies to voluntarily stop marketing antibiotics for use in animal feed. NBC’s Ann Curry reports.

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>> taking steps to phase out the use of antibiotics in meat. the fda is asking pharmaceutical companies to stop marketing drugs for use in animal feed . this is meant to reduce the number of antibiotic resistant diseases in humans.