Below are statements from the FDA regarding antibiotics:

  • All uses of antibiotics can lead to resistance. That’s why it’s important to use antibiotics only when necessary.
  • FDA is taking steps to address antibiotic resistance by encouraging the development of new antibiotics to treat patients, and by working to phase out the use of antibiotics for so-called “production” – growth promotion and feed efficiency in animal agriculture.
  • Consumers can help protect themselves by taking antibiotics only when necessary and prescribed by a health-care provider, and by practicing good kitchen hygiene.

For more information, read FDA: Fighting the Impact of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria.

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