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''Breaking News: Judge Orders FDA to Examine Safety of Ag Drugs''


"Here’s breaking news that I’ve learned about. The significance is going to unfold over the next 24 hours and more, and when it does, I will update. (Update: Overnight, a lot came out about this, so I’ve wrapped it all into a new post here.)

Here are the basics:

A district judge in New York has ruled in favor of a coalition that sued the Food and Drug Administration in order to compel the agency to follow through on its 35-year-old attempt to exert control over antibiotics in animal feed known as 'growth promoters' -- tiny doses of antibiotics delivered in feed and water that are believed to stimulate the evolution of antibiotic-resistant organisms ... "

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