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Submission + - Farm workers carry drug-resistant Staph despite partial FDA antibiotics ban. (plosone.org)

An anonymous reader writes: New research out of the University of North Carolina now shows factory farm workers actually carry drug-resistant staph. Europe has long ago banned the use of antibiotics in livestock, but the FDA remains behind the curve with a partial ban. Thanks to large industrial farming operations, we all remain continously at risk as our last line of antibiotics is wasted on animals.
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Farm workers carry drug-resistant Staph despite partial FDA antibiotics ban.

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