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Drug Companies Accept FDA Plan To Phase Out Some Animal Antibiotic Uses

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Turkeys sit in a barn in Sonoma, Calif. An estimated 46 million turkeys are cooked and eaten during Thanksgiving meals in the U.S. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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In recent years, pork producers have found ways to keep the animals healthy through improved hygiene. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Why Are Pig Farmers Still Using Growth-Promoting Drugs?

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Are Farm Veterinarians Pushing Too Many Antibiotics?

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Antibiotic Use On The Farm: Are We Flying Blind?

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Inside The Beef Industry's Battle Over Growth-Promotion Drugs

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Are Antibiotics On The Farm Risky Business?

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A truckload of live turkeys arrives at a Cargill plant in Springdale, Ark., in 2011. Most turkeys in the U.S. are regularly given low doses of antibiotics. Danny Johnston/AP hide caption

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Antibiotic-Resistant Bugs Turn Up Again In Turkey Meat

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