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McDonald's to phase out serving chicken raised with antibiotics
McDonald's to phase out serving chicken raised with antibiotics

McDonald's Corp. will phase out over the next two years the use of chickens raised with antibiotics important to human health in a step to combat resistance to antibiotics.  The Oak Brook, Ill. fast food giant said Wednesday that later this year it will also begin selling only milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST. Farmers in the company's supply chain can continue to use ionophores, a type of antibiotic not used for humans, on their chickens. “Our customers want food that they feel great about eating — all the way from the farm to the restaurant — and these moves take a step toward better delivering on...

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