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FDA Bans Some Antibiotics in Poultry

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FDA Bans Some Antibiotics in Poultry

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FDA Bans Some Antibiotics in Poultry

FDA Bans Some Antibiotics in Poultry

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Stuart Levy has crusaded against the over-use of antibiotics for more than 30 years. He talks about the FDA' s first ban on the use of certain antibiotics in poultry. Can the move help keep germs from becoming antibiotic resistant?

Guest:

Stuart Levy, M.D., president of the Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics; professor of molecular biology, microbiology and medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Mass.