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UCSF docs call on hospitals to ditch antiobiotic-treated meat

Melanie Wong | Oct 16, 201511:30 AM     1

"...Today, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco are calling commentary in the American Journal of Public Health to call on the country’s hospitals to ditch meat from farms that pump their livestock with antibiotics. The UCSF Medical Center’s cafeterias and catering services have been phasing out such meat for the past two years, they report. And the effort parallels that of some restaurant chains, most notably, Chipotle. The strategy could limit life-threatening infections and help preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics, experts say..."

Doctors call on hospital cafeterias to be more like Chipotle

Phasing out meat from antibiotic-loaded animals may trim drug resistance.

arstechnica.com
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